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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

Popular Pumpkinfest returns to Hewitts Fun Farm in October

Popular Pumpkinfest returns to Hewitts Fun Farm in October

'It’s pretty cool when you can come out and take something right off the vine and see farm animals up close,' ssays owner of Hewitts Fun Farm
Cougars roar into Orillia, tame the Terriers <b>(5 photos)</b>

Cougars roar into Orillia, tame the Terriers (5 photos)

'We need to come out hard and beat them for once. It would be nice to get payback,' says Terriers veteran after team that ousted them in playoffs wins again
Thousands flock to Coldwater for return of fall fair (8 photos)

Thousands flock to Coldwater for return of fall fair (8 photos)

'It’s a place to reconnect with your roots in the community,' says organizer; fair continues Sunday with a 'family day'
Unique dance performance inspires local students (6 photos)

Unique dance performance inspires local students (6 photos)

Arts Orillia hosted Heirloom performers Friday at Leacock Museum; 'I hope (the students) think about it after the fact,' official says
Fraud prevention event aims to help protect vulnerable seniors

Fraud prevention event aims to help protect vulnerable seniors

'We’ve seen an increase of people who are dealing with falling victim to different scams' in Orillia, says official
Pet Valu Walk for Dog Guides set to be unleashed Sunday

Pet Valu Walk for Dog Guides set to be unleashed Sunday

Goal is to raise between $7K and $10K during Sunday event; 'Without the help of these dogs, we wouldn’t have the independence that everyone wants,' says organizer
'Monumental' OPP Mental Health Fair opens up 'great opportunity'

'Monumental' OPP Mental Health Fair opens up 'great opportunity'

'We are seeing youth from all spectrums and in every school in Orillia. We are seeing a lot of anxiety and depression,' says youth outreach worker
Helping Hands celebrating 50 years of supporting local seniors

Helping Hands celebrating 50 years of supporting local seniors

'Every client that you drive has a story ... and it's a nice job that makes you feel like you are contributing to the community,' says Helping Hands volunteer
'Very scary': Halloween attraction vows to 'spook' up ODAS Park

'Very scary': Halloween attraction vows to 'spook' up ODAS Park

'There are so many people who really get into Halloween and I think they are going to have a lot of fun with this,' says general manager of ODAS Park
Popular Trunk-or-Treat event returning to ODAS Park

Popular Trunk-or-Treat event returning to ODAS Park

'The parents love it because (the kids) aren’t in dark streets at night,' says organizer, who notes trick-or-treaters can register for event on Tuesday