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Posted: 8/13/2005 2:10:58 AM EDT

Published: August 12th, 2005 12:01 AM

Tacoma and most other Washington cities continued Thursday to set daily gas-price records.
Tacoma’s new average high is $2.513 for a gallon of unleaded regular, according to a survey by AAA Washington. That’s up 1.4 cents from Wednesday and 7 cents higher than Aug. 4, when the record-setting string began.

Meanwhile, in world markets, oil prices rose briefly to $66 a barrel Thursday and settled at a new high amid strong demand and concerns about supplies.

With U.S. gasoline inventory levels falling, “gasoline will remain a key concern over the coming weeks,” said Orrin Middleton, energy analyst at Barclays Capital in London.
Link Posted: 8/13/2005 9:39:19 AM EDT
Gas at the Tukwila Costco was $2.49 on Thursday. Yikes. I try not to drive my Durango R/T much anymore, because it gets a whopping 11 MPG on a good day.....

I'm grateful for the company car, since they pay for all my gas, even if it is a mini-van. Well, at least for two more months. It is being replaced by a Chevy Trailblazer. At least they are still paying for gas.
Link Posted: 8/13/2005 9:45:57 AM EDT
It just means less money for new guns....

that is OK, I need to buy Optic's anyway
Link Posted: 8/13/2005 10:36:44 AM EDT
[Last Edit: 8/13/2005 10:38:11 AM EDT by Da_Bunny]
Three bucks by labor day......any takers?

China is squeezing our balls by buying up fuel, with American money.
Link Posted: 8/13/2005 12:08:59 PM EDT

Originally Posted By Da_Bunny:
Three bucks by labor day......any takers?

I bet it will be even more shortly after that. I'm paying $2.59 for the cheap stuff right now.
Link Posted: 8/13/2005 2:11:31 PM EDT
Prices in SW WA are more like $2.60-$2.80 for regular depending on where you go.
Link Posted: 8/13/2005 2:15:56 PM EDT
I just paid $2.79 in Granite.

Link Posted: 8/13/2005 2:34:20 PM EDT
$2.74 for midgrade (89 octane) this morning in Ballard
Link Posted: 8/13/2005 8:11:52 PM EDT
[Last Edit: 8/13/2005 8:12:20 PM EDT by Justin03R6]
After my week long trip through WA, ID. OR, WY, MT, SD and NE the lowest price I saw was in WY- $2.17. Most places were running from $2.39-$2.67, with the most expensive at Cle Elum, WA @ $2.77. BTW, all prices are for the low end stuff (85-87 octane)
Link Posted: 8/13/2005 9:42:48 PM EDT
2.57 at the Costco in S Hill today.
Link Posted: 8/13/2005 9:57:34 PM EDT

Originally Posted By Da_Bunny:
China is squeezing our balls by buying up fuel, with American money.

4 swimmers in a backyard kiddie poll dont leave much water for anybody.

I have been seriously thinking about 2 wheels for commute and fucking around, and I never thought it 2 wheels wwere really safe for King county, considering how bad these fuckers drive.
Link Posted: 8/13/2005 10:15:13 PM EDT
Everett Base and NAS Whidbey were $2.56 for a gallon of regular today.
I bought almost $42 dollars worth.
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