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 »

AAA Predicts Gas Prices to Sharply Decrease

EUGENE, Ore. — Oregon is still the fourth most expensive in the nation when it comes to gas prices, but AAA predicts that gas prices in the Northwest could sink by the end of this month. AAA says now that the West Coast refineries are all in ship shape again, wholesale gas prices are dropping … Continue reading »

Traveling by Car Almost as Expensive as by Plane

EUGENE, Ore. — When gas prices go up for us, they go up for everyone with a fuel tank, including planes, trains, and buses. Numbers show car travel is taking the hardest hit. Usually, opting for wheels instead of wings is a much cheaper route. But with gas prices so high, the difference is not … Continue reading »

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