Oregon Gas Average Above $4.00

, Written by Travis Koch, Posted: Tue, April 17 2012 at 6:06 PM, Updated: Tue, April 17 2012 at 6:21 PM

Oregon drivers are paying more than others around the US as the price of gas drops but remains above the four dollar mark.

The average cost of gas in Oregon is $4.10. Southern Oregon, has some of the highest prices in the state. Oregon, which produces none of its own gasoline is completely reliant on out-of-state sources. Oregon also has the eighth-highest state gasoline tax in the country and a prohibition on self-service gas stations. Oregon also has a high proportion of rural areas, which makes bringing gas in from somewhere else more expensive

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Travis Koch

News at Sunrise Co-Anchor Travis Koch started his career as a filmmaker. He wrote and directed documentaries about traveling and extreme sports.

Among his many life experiences, he was a dog musher in Alaska and a baker in Minnesota. Travis began his career at NBC5 News as a weekend photographer and has continued to follow his dreams in television broadcasting and multimedia.

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