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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

<b>PROFILE:</b> Karate has helped Orillia man overcome life's obstacles

PROFILE: Karate has helped Orillia man overcome life's obstacles

'Good karate will give you the confidence to do anything in life you chose to do because you gain inner power that helps you feel invincible,' says local 76-year-old
Popular (virtual) Kiwanis Auction set to go live next week

Popular (virtual) Kiwanis Auction set to go live next week

'We miss seeing the public and in the future, we want to go back to the live auction,' says official who notes organizers hope to raise more than $60,000
Cheers! Province says farmers' markets can sell craft beer

Cheers! Province says farmers' markets can sell craft beer

'It going to bring a different variety, a different crowd, and more options for all kinds of people,' says Orillia Fairgrounds Farmers’ Market manager
Check out Orillia's spooky, eerie, fun Halloween displays <b>(32 photos)</b>

Check out Orillia's spooky, eerie, fun Halloween displays (32 photos)

Captivating Halloween displays are easy to find in Orillia's neighbourhoods again this year
Local baker using a helping of social media to cook up success

Local baker using a helping of social media to cook up success

'We'll have to see where this whole journey takes me,' say popular Orillia Fairgrounds Farmers’ Market vendor who has almost 15,000 followers on TikTok
Orillia author pens book to help people weather pandemic lows

Orillia author pens book to help people weather pandemic lows

The book and its questions are meant to give readers a 'deeper understanding of how (they) are built,' says new Orillia author
OSS emerges from pandemic hiatus with dominant win streak

OSS emerges from pandemic hiatus with dominant win streak

'It’s really good to be able to suit up again,' says OSS safety as team runs roughshod over Barrie North Vikings to improve to 4-0 on the season
Flag football gets local elementary school students back on the field

Flag football gets local elementary school students back on the field

'For the kids to just wear the uniform is really exciting for them ... and we have a bunch of fans who come and watch which is boosting morale,' says Severn Shores teacher
'Everyone was running for their life,' says armed robbery witness

'Everyone was running for their life,' says armed robbery witness

A man with a gun escaped with prescription medicine in the heist; 'It’s still overwhelming and shocking that this even happened,' says witness
<b>PROFILE:</b> Orillia man has spooked and delighted multiple generations

PROFILE: Orillia man has spooked and delighted multiple generations

'We are excited to once again give the kids an experience that they will hopefully remember for many years ... That's what it's all about,' says Daryl Carstens