According to AAA, the average price for a gallon of regular unleaded here in the Reno-Sparks area is now $3.12. Statewide, it's $2.92 per gallon, up 13-cents. Nationally, gas is going for an average of $2.76. That's down three cents.
Home heating prices are also going up...way up...by 20-percent the government predicts for this winter. Crude oil prices are up...that's one reason for the rise. Just four years ago...a barrel of oil was going for 30-dollars. Now it's up to 88-dollars.