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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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Recent Work by Tyler

SCDSB trustee sheds light on decision to cancel buses in area today

SCDSB trustee sheds light on decision to cancel buses in area today

'We can always second guess those decisions, but they are made in the best interest of students,' says school board chairt Jodi Lloyd
'It's scary': Maple syrup season off to an historic early start

'It's scary': Maple syrup season off to an historic early start

'Not only is the sap coming earlier than ever before, but the flows are much stronger than what they used to be,' says owner of popular maple syrup business
'One-of-a-kind' local Special Olympian going for gold at nationals

'One-of-a-kind' local Special Olympian going for gold at nationals

'I'm really excited about the challenge of skating with the best Canada has got,' says Special Olympic athlete Stephen Graham
'Extra special': Senior ready to celebrate 23rd leap year birthday

'Extra special': Senior ready to celebrate 23rd leap year birthday

'I always felt left out,' says Beverley Baker, who was born in 1932. 'I didn't think it was fair that everybody got a birthday each year and I had to wait'
Beloved equestrian coach 'had everything and lost it to drugs'

Beloved equestrian coach 'had everything and lost it to drugs'

'She was a wonderful teacher. She had an infectious personality and was the most fun person in the world to be with,' says heart-broken mother
Woman arrested for uttering threats aimed at Orillia high school

Woman arrested for uttering threats aimed at Orillia high school

'All I know is I saw a bunch of police cars, so I didn't really know what was going on. The teachers were chill which kept everyone from feeling scared,' said student
After the Flames: Book reveals truth about 'tragic' life of Joe Philion

After the Flames: Book reveals truth about 'tragic' life of Joe Philion

'He became a national hero and was kind of trapped by that narrative,' says stepbrother of Cumberland Beach fire victim who has authored a book about the tragedy
Angler injured while cooking in ice hut on Lake Couchiching

Angler injured while cooking in ice hut on Lake Couchiching

Officials say the 20-year-old man was cooking using a portable stove when he suffered his injuries
'Wonderful' local volunteers help Winter Games athletes shine

'Wonderful' local volunteers help Winter Games athletes shine

'Volunteering is giving a piece of yourself that can't be bought. Volunteering is a vital aspect of being a part of the community,' said 71-year-old volunteer
A prediction? This skating event is most unique event at Winter Games

A prediction? This skating event is most unique event at Winter Games

'Nobody really cares about winning or losing, they just want to have a good time,' says organizer of event that calls for participants to predict their finishing time
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