Banks, Economy, Transportation

In Oregon, gas prices rise – and will likely climb higher

Prices at the Forest Grove Chevron sit at $3.33. Photo: Chas Hundley

BANKS - Gas prices in the 97106 area code are just three cents higher than the Oregon state average, according to AAA Oregon-Idaho, which sounds like good news, but the price of gas also rose during the last month about 50 cents per gallon of regular-grade gasoline.

GasBuddy.com’s data as of April 19, 2019 found the Chevron on S. Main Street in Banks selling regular gas for $3.33 per gallon, or about $50 for 15 gallons. A call to the Chevron station confirmed this number. A call to the Banks Shell station was not answered. In . . .

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