Lowering the cost of fuel in eastern Washington should be a priority
Last updated 6/29/2023 at 2:39pm
A short three years ago, motorists in Eastern Washington could buy regular unleaded gasoline for as little as $1.97 per gallon in several areas – George, Pasco, Quincy, to name a few. Diesel didn’t cost much more.
Farmers could afford to fill their fuel tanks and shipping companies could keep their trucks moving at a reasonable price. And you and I could afford to drive personal vehicles – a necessity when you live and work in Eastern Washington.
As a result, rural residents could afford to buy groceries and pay their mortgages.
Those were the days.
Fast forward 3 years. And under fai...