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Gas prices drifting upward in Tacoma

Post by John Gillie / The News Tribune on Jan. 27, 2012 at 12:07 pm with No Comments »
January 27, 2012 1:45 pm

Gas prices are slowing moving upward in Tacoma with an increase of almost two cents a gallon in the last week.

According to, the average price for gas in the Tacoma area today was $3.51. That compares with $3.492 a week ago and $3.396 a month ago.

A year ago, average gas prices were $3.228 a gallon.

Bargain gas is still available well below the average price at a dozen locations in the Tacoma area include the former Arco station at Portland and Puyallup avenues in Tacoma and at APP in Fife where regular was selling for $3.29 a gallon today.

Several more stations including more Arco, Costco and Safeway locations were selling gas below $3.40 a gallon.

Highest gas prices in the country today are in Hawaii where a gallon of unleaded costs $4.00. The lowest prices are in Wyoming where a gallon goes for $2.94.

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