A big jump for gas prices

A big jump for gas prices
Associated Press photo (Alan Rogers, Star-Tribune).

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.