Looking to save money on gas? You could
start making your own, like John Travolta in Phenomenon
dies at the end of the movie. You could cram a golf ball under your
gas pedal to limit acceleration-it'll roll under your brake the
first time you make a left turn, and you'll end up like Travolta. Or
maybe you could start checking http://www.boisegasprices.com/
a newly developed Web site that tracks the lowest-and highest-gas
prices around Ada and Gem counties over the previous 72 hours.
Surfers, or drivers, or whoever, can search the site for
brand-specific gas prices, diesel prices and even region-specific
prices (surprise, surprise, the verdict on downtown gasoliers is
The current winners, all at $2.15 per gallon are: 7-Eleven on
Ustick at Maple Grove; Flying J on I-84 at Federal Way and on
Overland across from Edwards Theaters; Maverik on Federal Way at
Amity Road and on Franklin Road at Maple Grove; Fred Meyer on
Overland at Five Mile Road, and Albertsons on Overland at Five Mile.
The losers-although technically, they end up winning more money-are
Jacksons and Chevron at Eagle and State; Husky on Meridian Road at
Overland; Sinclair at the Boise Stage Stop; and Chevron at Gowen
road and Eiseman. Happy gassing.