Labor Day Travel Up 6% in Pacific Region

MEDFORD, Ore. — Friday is the busiest travel day for the Labor Day weekend. The holiday will see the most travelers it’s seen since the recession. This year, in our area, travel is up nearly 6% from last year’s three day holiday, according to AAA. Nearly half of travelers will take off by car or … Continue reading »

Gas Prices Reach Summer Low

MEDFORD, Ore. — Gas prices right now are predicted to be at its lowest for the summer. AAA officials say in Oregon, the average gas price is $3.76. That’s still slightly higher than years past. In 2011, the average price in Oregon reached a low of around $3.72. In 2012, the average was around $3.54. … Continue reading »

Memorial Day Travel Begins

MEDFORD, Ore. — AAA officials say Thursday marks the start of the Memorial Day travel holiday, meaning lots of folks out on the roadways. The sooner you hit the road, the more money you’ll save in gas. AAA officials say gas will probably go up after Friday. Despite that predicted hike, AAA officials say fuel … Continue reading »

Double-Digit Gas Price Drop

MEDFORD, Ore. — For the fourth week in a row, Oregon gas prices dropped by double digits. The current average statewide is $3.60 a gallon according to AAA down ten cents from last week. Analysts say the pain is lessening at the pump due to a number of factors including lower crude oil prices and … Continue reading »