Stories tagged: gas prices
Tue., Nov. 19, 2019
Amnesty International, citing “credible reports,” said Tuesday it believes at least 106 people have been killed during protests in Iran over a rise in government-set gasoline prices.
Wed., Jan. 2, 2019
The projected $2.70 a gallon pump price for 2019 is 3 cents lower than 2018 levels, although this year’s high could reach $3 as soon as May and top $4 …
UPDATED: Fri., Nov. 30, 2018
Police and hundreds of yellow jacket protesters upset over high taxes and living costs clashed Friday in Brussels. Dozens were detained as the grassroots movement that started in France two …
Sun., Aug. 12, 2018
The average U.S. price of regular-grade gasoline has risen 2 cents a gallon over the past two weeks, to $2.93.
Sun., July 15, 2018
The average price of regular-grade gasoline in the U.S. fell a penny a gallon over the past three weeks to $2.94.
UPDATED: Sat., July 7, 2018
The Haitian government suspended a fuel price hike Saturday hours after demonstrators attacked a Best Western Premiere hotel in one of the wealthiest neighborhoods of the capital.
UPDATED: Wed., May 23, 2018
Cantwell among senators urging President Trump to fight rising gasoline prices; Washington third highest in U.S.
With gas prices on the rise in the U.S., Sen. Maria Cantwell is urging President Trump to use all of his authority to stem the trend.
Sun., May 20, 2018
The average price of regular-grade gasoline in the U.S. jumped 10 cents a gallon over the past two weeks to $3.00.
UPDATED: Mon., April 30, 2018
Crude oil prices are at the highest level in more than three years and expected to climb higher, pushing up gasoline prices along the way.
Fri., Aug. 25, 2017
The biggest fears for Texas refiners in the
Tue., July 18, 2017
Ecuador has dealt a blow to OPEC unity by announcing it will start raising oil production this month, arguing it needs the money.
UPDATED: Mon., May 29, 2017
If you’re planning a big vacation trip this summer, move over. You’re going to have lots of company.
UPDATED: Tue., April 11, 2017
The U.S. government says a rebound in oil prices means drivers will be paying more at the pump this summer than last year. But that will still be a bargain …
UPDATED: Wed., Jan. 18, 2017
U.S. consumer prices, driven up by rising energy costs, rose moderately in December, closing out a year in which consumer inflation rose at the fastest pace in five years.
Wed., Nov. 30, 2016
The Obama administration has decided not to change government fuel economy requirements for cars and light trucks despite protests from automakers.
Tue., Nov. 1, 2016
A fatal explosion has shut down a pipeline supplying gasoline to millions of people across the Southeast – the second accident and shutdown in two months – raising the specter …
Fri., Sept. 2, 2016
Weather over the Labor Day weekend will be cooler than normal and much cooler than last weekend. Highs in the Spokane area are forecast to be around 70 degrees all …
Mon., June 6, 2016
About $1,300 – that’s how much the average household has saved since mid-2014 thanks to the fall in gasoline prices, Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen said Monday.
Fri., May 20, 2016
Grab your sunglasses, a giant cup of coffee and prepare to hit the highway: 2016 is shaping up to be the summer of the road trip.
Sat., March 19, 2016
From our archives, 100 years ago The auto was still relatively new, but people in Spokane already were concerned about gas gouging.
Tue., March 15, 2016
U.S. retail sales slipped last month, pulled down by sharply lower gas prices, and Americans spent much less in January than previously estimated. The figures suggest that consumers remain cautious …
Wed., March 2, 2016
Gasoline prices have started their annual springtime migration higher, but motorists should still save money at the pump in 2016.
Mon., Feb. 22, 2016
A glut of oil will keep prices from rebounding until next year, much later than previously forecast, experts at the International Energy Agency said Monday.
Tue., Feb. 9, 2016
For the first time since 2004, U.S. drivers are expected to pay an average of less than $2 a gallon for gasoline, the government said Tuesday.
Tue., March 3, 2015
NEW YORK — The U.S. has so much crude that it is running out of places to put it, and that could drive oil and gasoline prices even lower in …
Mon., March 2, 2015
BELLEVUE, Wash. — The AAA auto club reports the average price of a gallon of gas in Washington has risen 28 cents in one week to $2.72.
Mon., Jan. 12, 2015
BELLEVUE — The AAA auto club reports the average price of a gallon of gasoline in Washington is $2.37. That’s down 10 cents in a week and 53 cents in …
Mon., May 5, 2014
BELLEVUE — The AAA auto club reports the average price of a gallon of gasoline in Washington is $3.89. That’s up a penny in a week, 18 cents in a …
Tue., Feb. 18, 2014
BELLEVUE, Wash. — The AAA auto club reports the average price of a gallon of gasoline in Washington is $3.35.
Wed., Dec. 11, 2013
BOISE — Idaho motorists are finally getting a break at the gas pump. AAA Idaho reports that gasoline prices have dipped below the national average. The state’s 26-cent drop in …