Local Gas Prices Jump 25 Cents

EUGENE, Ore. — Gas prices are creeping up across the country, but one website says the Eugene-Springfield area is seeing a more serious spike. In the past week, GasBuddy.com says we’ve seen a 25-cent increase. Compare that to the national uptick of just six cents. The jump is frustrating for drivers. “Especially working in construction, … Continue reading »

AAA Says Gas Prices Relief Coming

(CNN) — Gas prices rose 10 percent this month making it the worst February on record, but AAA says relief at the pump is in the way. Apparently, the higher gas prices are the result of a slowdown at several refineries undergoing equipment upgrades. Less production meant higher prices for the time being. AAA says … Continue reading »

Oregon Drivers React to Gas Prices

EUGENE, Ore. — Western Oregon isn’t immune to the rise in gas prices. A gallon in Eugene is an average of $3.69–that’s an increase of nearly 6 cents over the past week. Even if the price hike isn’t as drastic here as in other parts of the country, many drivers are still frustrated with the … Continue reading »

February Gas Prices Increase

EUGENE, Ore. — The average price for gasoline in Eugene rose 5.6 cents per gallon in the past week. According to GasBuddy’s daily survey, the average price per gallon was $3.66 on Sunday. Sunday’s price was 2.9 cents per gallon lower than last year, but 31.4 cents per gallon higher than a month ago. “The … Continue reading »

Eugene Gas Prices Down from Last Week

EUGENE, Ore. — The year 2013 is getting off to a good start at the gas pumps. The price of gas in Eugene dropped two and a half cents in the last week. That brings the average price for a gallon of gas to $3.32 per gallon, according to GasBuddy’s daily survey of 78 gas … Continue reading »

Oregon Gas Prices Go Down

EUGENE, Ore. — Filling up the tank will be a little easier on your wallet this week. According to AAA, the average price of gas in Oregon is $3.34 per gallon. That’s four cents lower than last week’s average but still slightly more expensive than the state average. Overall, prices are lower than they were … Continue reading »

Gas Prices Drop During Holidays

SPRINGFIELD, Ore. — Just in time for the holidays, drivers are getting a present at the pumps. Gas prices are creeping down to $3 a gallon. You could call it a gift, but some say this is more what prices should look like. No matter how you look at it, the lower prices are giving … Continue reading »

Gas Price Drops by Double Digits

SALEM, Ore. — For the fourth week in a row, local gas prices dropped by double digits. The current average statewide and locally is $3.61 a gallon, down ten cents from last week. AAA predicted the drop. Analysts say the pain is lessening at the pump due to a number of factors, including lower crude … Continue reading »

Labor Day Travel Expected to Rise

(CNN) — The recent uptick in gas prices isn’t stopping Americans from trying to get out of town on the last major travel holiday of the summer. A travel survey by AAA shows 33 million people will travel 50 miles or more during the long weekend. Since last year’s survey, the number of travelers is … Continue reading »

Gas Prices Jump 20 Cents in One Week

EUGENE, Ore. — We’re now feeling the effects of that oil refinery fire in Richmond, California last week. Gas prices all across the country are up, but they’re highest in the Northwest. Just in the last week, the price of a gallon of regular unleaded has shot up 20 cents to $3.88 in the Eugene/Springfield … Continue reading »

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