64
      Friday
      80 / 53
      Saturday
      81 / 52
      Sunday
      65 / 43

      Gas prices take a big jump at the pump

      PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) If you've been to the pump recently, you probably noticed that gas prices shot up this past week.



      The AAA auto club reports the average price of a gallon of gasoline in Oregon is now $3.92. That's up 26 cents in a week, and it's 34 cents higher than the national average. Some metro prices from AAA's Monday survey:



      • Portland $3.91

      • Salem $3.92

      • Eugene-Springfield $3.96

      • Medford-Ashland $3.94



      In Washington, the average price of a gallon of gasoline is $3.91. That's up 22 cents in a week and it's 33 cents higher than the national average. Some metro prices from the AAA's Monday survey:



      • Bellingham $4.07

      • Bremerton $3.95

      • Seattle-Bellevue-Everett $3.98

      • Tacoma $3.99

      • Olympia $3.99

      • Vancouver $3.91

      • Yakima $3.74

      • Tri-Cities $3.69

      • Spokane $3.59


      Check out our list of the cheapest places in the area to get gas.


      Copyright 2013 The Associated Press.

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