Gas Prices Declining Before Thanksgiving

MEDFORD, Ore. — Whether you’re going near or far, over the river or through the woods, you’ll get there for a little less this Thanksgiving.

AAA reports the national average drops three cents this week to $3.41 while Oregon’s statewide average falls 8 cents to $3.52.

NewsWatch12 stopped by the Shell Station at the Rogue Valley Mall, where regular was $3.39 a gallon and that’s up a few cents from some popular places like Costco and Safeway.

AAA also reports the current Oregon average is 14 cents less than the price one year ago, which was $3.66 a gallon. The national average is still a nickel higher than the year-ago price of $3.36

35% of people say they are traveling this Thanksgiving week, 54% of them plan on doing so on the road.