Gas prices continue their steady rise here in Yakima.

 

Average retail gasoline prices in Yakima have risen 9.9 cents per gallonin the past week, averaging $3.71/g yesterday. This compares with the national average

 that has increased 3.4 cents per gallon in the last week to $3.56/g, according to gasoline

 price website YakimaGasPrices.com.

 Including the change in gas prices in Yakima during the past week, prices yesterday were

 69.8 cents per gallon higher than the same day one year ago and are 33.2 cents per gallon

 higher than a month ago. The national average has increased 21.5 cents per gallon during

 the last month and stands 76.5 cents per gallon higher than this day one year ago.