Value in the Centennial Trail

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A year-long economic impact study on the North Idaho Centennial Trail released today estimates that the trail from the state line to Higgens Point on Lake Coeur d’Alene draws 417,118 users annually, creates nearly $3 million in sales and $1.27 million in payroll and supports 54 jobs.

The $3,000 study sponsored by the trail’s nonprofit foundation was performed by Steven Peterson, a research economist.

— Brian Walker

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