Woman Says Thieves Targeting Gasoline

EUGENE, Ore. — A woman living in the Churchill area has a warning for her neighbors, someone is going around trying to steal gas from their cars. Jenna Smith says at least three times recently someone’s tried to siphon gas from her car. The latest incident was Tuesday night or early Wednesday morning. She says … Continue reading »

Local Gas Prices Go Up

EUGENE, Ore. — The summer travel season is in full swing and travelers should carry some extra cash as gas prices have gone up. AAA says the state average went up $0.10 recently. It also says the current average in the Springfield and Eugene area is $3.86 a gallon. That’s up $0.15 from a week … Continue reading »

Gas Prices Rise Slightly

EUGENE, Ore. — Drivers payed more at the pumps Sunday. It was only about a penny more, but it snapped a downward trend. AAA says the national average for a gallon of regular unleaded was $3.62. In the Eugene-Springfield area the average was $3.90 a gallon. And even though it’s below $4 a gallon, drivers … Continue reading »

Gas Prices Increase for Memorial Day

EUGENE, Ore. — Gas prices are on the rise just in time for Memorial Day weekend. Drivers in the Pacific Northwest will likely see the highest gas prices in two years. Nationally, the average cost of a gallon of gas is $3.66, but it’s 30 cents higher in Oregon. In the Eugene-Springfield area it’s about … Continue reading »

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 »

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 »

AAA Says E15 Gas Might Damage Older Cars

(CNN) — The Automobile Association of America says the new E15 gasoline could be bad for some cars and will confuse customers. If you haven’t heard of E15–and AAA says 95 percent of people it surveyed have not–it’s a new type of gas blend. E15 contains up to 15 percent ethanol. The motoring corporation says … Continue reading »