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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

Area seniors stuck in quarantine 'mess' after problems with app

Area seniors stuck in quarantine 'mess' after problems with app

Despite being fully vaccinated and having negative test, local couple 'locked in' for 14 days after returning home this week from Florida
Area woman finds rare double rose in her backyard garden

Area woman finds rare double rose in her backyard garden

Gardener believes rose, the result of a root that belonged to beloved family member who died a few years ago, 'means she's thinking of us'
Casino Rama 'excited' about possible return of concerts

Casino Rama 'excited' about possible return of concerts

'Obviously this is exciting news for us. We want to make it happen as soon as possible, but there are no firm dates,' says Casino Rama official
Pilot refuses to get vaccinated, in peril of losing job

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
Gamblers will soon need vaccine passport to enter Casino Rama, Gateway Casinos Innisfil

Gamblers will soon need vaccine passport to enter Casino Rama, Gateway Casinos Innisfil

'People are aware that this is going to be a requirement at not only our facilities but also at other restaurants, theaters, and so on,' says Gateway official
American-born Orillia man reflects on 'devastating' 9/11 attacks

American-born Orillia man reflects on 'devastating' 9/11 attacks

Kevin Gangloff was working as a youth support worker at a Boston school in 2001; 'We were dealing with a lot of information ... and it was difficult to try and process'
Family heartbroken after death of family dog spooked by fireworks

Family heartbroken after death of family dog spooked by fireworks

'How long did (he) lay there hurt, scared and alone? All for someone to enjoy five minutes of fireworks?' laments woman who has started a petition targeting fireworks
Country music fans 'let loose and have fun' at Burl's Creek  <b>(14 photos)</b>

Country music fans 'let loose and have fun' at Burl's Creek (14 photos)

'Honestly, these Endless Summer events are some of the best times I’ve ever had,' says country music fan, who praised the COVID protocols in place
Vandals mar local Liberal candidate's signs with swastikas

Vandals mar local Liberal candidate's signs with swastikas

'It’s too bad that people have to resort to things like that to express themselves ... (and) use hate,' said candidate who says she won't ask OPP to investigate