Merritt coping with news of Tolko mill closure

It's been only a few days since Tolko announced it was closing its Merritt operations. People are still unsure of the Merritt mill closure will mean to the community.

Reaction continues to news that Tolko is closing its Merritt operations

Logging truck at Forestry Week in Merritt (Jenifer Norwell/CBC)

203 workers at the Tolko sawmill in Merrit got some bad news on September 22, 2016.

The company let them know - by mid December - the mill is shutting down.

Some people have worked there for decades.

A shortage of timber supply is the reason Tolko says it's closing its sawmill in Merritt.

We have done a number of stories including interviews with the union, local residents and B.C.'s forest minister. To hear the interviews, click the links on the left-hand side.