On Friday morning, June 7, Salmon Arm drivers could find gas for as low as 137.9 cents per litre, the drop in price following suit with what’s happening in the Lower Mainland where gas could be found as low as 127.9. (Lachlan Labere/Salmon Arm Observer)

Shuswap-Okanagan gas prices begin to drop as Lower Mainland station hits 127.9

Cost of gas in Salmon Arm, Vernon drops below 140 cents per litre

As gas prices continue to drop below 140 cents per litre in the Lower Mainland, drivers in the Okangan-Shuswap are starting to see the price at the pumps follow suit.

The cheapest fuel in the Lower Fraser/Metro Vancouver areas on Friday morning, June 7, could be found at several gas stations in Langley at 137.9 cents per litre, according to petroleum analysts at GasBuddy.com.

In Abbotsford, where gas prices do not include the 17-cent TransLink tax that Metro Vancouver commuters face, the cheapest gas was 127.9 cents per litre.

Read more: Gas prices jump at Shuswap pumps

Read more: Rationale for Shuswap gas prices varies

Read more: Salmon Arm, Sicamous tally top gas prices in area

Meanwhile, the cost per litre of regular gas in Kelowna and Penticton was at 144.9. In Vernon, however, the price had dropped to 139.9. The price also started to drop in Salmon Arm, with the lowest reported at 137.9, while some stations remained at 143.9. Gas in Sicamous was also reported to be hovering at 143.9.

With files from Ashley Wadhwani/Black Press


@SalmonArm
newsroom@saobserver.net

Like us on Facebook and follow us on Twitter

Just Posted

Quintessential Revelstoke piece of rail equipment to be moved to railway museum

The Selkirk Spreader was built specifically for Revelstoke in 1931 and retired in 2005

Columbia-Shuswap governments promised voice in caribou recovery

Population of Frisby-Boulder herd northeast of Sicamous at 11 animals and declining

Kootenay-Columbia incumbent MP responds to Trudeau brownface scandal

Stetski proud of NDP leader Singh’s reaction, which focused on people not power

‘We think the democratic process is eroding’: Czech family visit Revelstoke promoting new voting method

In the Janeček voting method, voters can cast both positive and negative multiple votes

VIDEO: Trudeau asks Canada to look to current, not past, actions on race

Liberal leader says he never spoke about the racist photo because he was embarrassed

Fire at Kelowna home sends three to hospital

The fire which was located on the second floor of the townhouse complex is now out

Reports of chaos in Penticton, involving police cruiser and possible shots fired

Residents also reported hearing shots fired at the same time as the crash

Horvat paces Canucks to 6-1 pre-season win over Oilers

Vancouver improves to 3-1 in NHL exhibition action

Legislature gifts, clothing, travel need better control, B.C. auditor says

Audit follows suspensions of managers by Speaker Darryl Plecas

‘Really disturbing:’ Trudeau’s racist photos worry B.C. First Nation chief

Wet’suwet’en Chief concerned the photos will sow fear in Indigenous communities

‘Unacceptable’: What politicians have to say about Trudeau in blackface

Calgary Mayor Naheed Nenshi: ‘When I saw that picture last night, certainly it was a sucker-punch’

‘He’s trying to kill me’: Victoria police commandeer boats to reach screaming woman

No charges laid and civilians to be awarded honours after incident on Gorge Waterway

Provincial Mobile Medical Unit makes an appearance in Kelowna

The high tech hospital on wheels provides medical care for rural communities and during emergencies

Most Read