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