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Gas prices drop below 80 cents per litre in Kamloops

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January 28, 2016 - 7:28 AM

KAMLOOPS - After holding steady just above the 80 cents per litre mark for nearly a week, one gas station has finally dropped below as prices continue to fall around the province.

The average regular gas price in Kamloops has been sitting below a dollar per litre for nearly three weeks, below 90 cents per litres for 11 days and at 83.9 cents per litre for about six days, and some stations have dropped even more in the past 24 hours.

Among those dropping prices is Costco, which now sits at 79.9 cents per litre according to consumer reporting website Gas Buddy. Several stations are reporting prices of 81.9 cents per litre and more than 10 stations are now being reported at 82.9 cents per litre.

The most expensive regular gas remains at a cardlock at Chief Louis Way and Paul Lake Road, where the price was reported at 105.9 cents per litre last night.

Some of the cheapest prices in the Okanagan can be found in Lake Country, at 92.9 cents per litre, while Vernon sits at 95.9 cents per litre, Kelowna at an average of 93.9 cents per litre and Penticton ranges from 93.9 to 97.9 cents per litre.

Gas Buddy shows prices trending downwards in B.C. and across the country, with the average price in B.C. at 97.3 cents per litre and the average price in Canada at 87.8 cents per litre. The cheapest gas in the province is still found in Prince George, where the average price is 78.4 cents per litre and Costco is at 74.9 cents per litre. At 114.9 cents per litre, the most expensive regular gas price in B.C. can be found in the northern region, though several of the most expensive prices, 107.9, can also be found in the North Okanagan.

To contact a reporter for this story, email Jennifer Stahn at jstahn@infonews.ca or call 250-819-3723. To contact an editor, email mjones@infonews.ca or call 250-718-2724.

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