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Tyler Evans

Tyler Evans

Tyler Evans got his start in the news business when he was just 15-years-old as a co-op student with The Packet & Times. After completing his studies at Durham College in 2017, he returned to his hometown to serve the community as a video producer and reporter with OrilliaMatters

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tyler@orilliamatters.com

Recent Work by Tyler

Storey for the ages: Local pool player becomes national champion

Storey for the ages: Local pool player becomes national champion

'I had no idea what to expect going there,' says Harrison Storey, adding 'coming out a champion is just an amazing feeling'
Orillia man sheds 'boring' life to produce comic books

Orillia man sheds 'boring' life to produce comic books

Everything changed for Brant Mawdsley when he picked up a copy of Captain Underpants, setting him on a creative journey that will go across Ontario this summer
Rodeo bucking its way into area this weekend

Rodeo bucking its way into area this weekend

Events taking place Saturday and Sunday; 'It’s a great family atmosphere,' says rodeo president
Orillia gamer helps rap icon Drake get his start with streaming

Orillia gamer helps rap icon Drake get his start with streaming

'He told me he is a fan of my videos and I kind of got him into this,' says Orillia gamer who hung out with the rapper at his posh Toronto mansion
Region's OPP force recognizes 'extraordinary' heroism (3 photos)

Region's OPP force recognizes 'extraordinary' heroism (3 photos)

'We ask ordinary people to do extraordinary things. They stand up to that challenge each and every day. Their dedication to duty is unparalleled,' says OPP commissioner
Distraught area senior loses nearly $10,000 in Bitcoin scam

Distraught area senior loses nearly $10,000 in Bitcoin scam

'I want people to be aware of this,' says Severn senior swindled by scammers who took control of her computer screen; OPP offers tips to prevent fraud
New labour deal at Casino Rama 'huge for employees': Unifor

New labour deal at Casino Rama 'huge for employees': Unifor

The new three-year pact between Unifor and Gateway Casinos includes 9.5% wage hike over three years and improved benefits, says spokesperson
Orillia restaurant served $10,000 fine for failing to comply with COVID-19 mandates

Orillia restaurant served $10,000 fine for failing to comply with COVID-19 mandates

Owner Brad Watters 'is not some corporate monster. He’s a guy trying to run a restaurant. A $10,000 fine is just simply beyond reasonable,' his lawyer tells court
Want to represent Simcoe County at Ontario 55+ Summer Games?

Want to represent Simcoe County at Ontario 55+ Summer Games?

Games and activities range from euchre and pickleball to golf and cycling
Orillia doctor off to Ukraine border crossing to aid injured and sick

Orillia doctor off to Ukraine border crossing to aid injured and sick

'I couldn’t just sit at home and watch this devastation happen without being able to do something myself,' says local doctor who will offer 'whatever little comfort I can'