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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

Recent Work by Tyler

End of an era: Warminster Legion closing after 50 years <b>(6 photos)</b>

End of an era: Warminster Legion closing after 50 years (6 photos)

'We tried different things, there is just no support. The pandemic was the final nail in the coffin,' says disappointed Legion president
Paramedic strong-arms her way to power-lifting success

Paramedic strong-arms her way to power-lifting success

Park Street grad says it's not easy balancing busy work schedule with training, but is passionate and has sights set on personal best at upcoming Nationals
Simcoe Muskoka Family Connexions in dire need of help for Holiday Program

Simcoe Muskoka Family Connexions in dire need of help for Holiday Program

'It brings smiles to the faces of children and parents who need it the most within our community,' says holiday coordinator for Simcoe Muskoka Family Connexions
Love on the rocks: Widower paints stones in memory of his wife

Love on the rocks: Widower paints stones in memory of his wife

'This is a way for me to feel connected to her, I have to try somehow,' says area man who paints rocks in memory of his wife of 50 years
Leafs icon, familiar face in area, to be feted at Hometown Hockey

Leafs icon, familiar face in area, to be feted at Hometown Hockey

'I feel like I’ve been a part of this community for most of my life ... so it’s nice to see that this event is coming to Oro-Medonte,' says former Leafs captain Darryl Sittler
Cottage CountryCon makes its long-awaited return Saturday

Cottage CountryCon makes its long-awaited return Saturday

'it’s still kind of hard to believe it’s really happening after all this time. An event like this is long overdue,' says Cottage CountryCon event organizer
Kutting Edge evokes nostalgia with Hilarious House of Frightenstein apparel

Kutting Edge evokes nostalgia with Hilarious House of Frightenstein apparel

'People are writing me to say how much they love it; they are just raving about the product. It’s a wonderful scenario,' says co-producer of popular '70s TV show
Orillia pilot refuses to get vaccinated, in peril of losing job

Orillia pilot refuses to get vaccinated, in peril of losing job

'It’s obviously a big blow, this is a career that I love and it’s a real privilege to do what I do for a living,' says local pilot who has concerns about the vaccine
Area man pens book about life as a combat surgeon in Vietnam

Area man pens book about life as a combat surgeon in Vietnam

'It’s like a travel log that leads into Vietnam and then it goes through all the experiences and the many hospitals that we worked in,' says Dr. Garry Willard of book
Spooky Halloween attractions set to make frightening return

Spooky Halloween attractions set to make frightening return

'It’s kind of like being in a movie and it’s in the forest which makes it creepy,' says owner of Escape Challenge North near Vasey Road