Portland, Ore. — Gas prices are on their way down, but not near enough for Oregon and Washington residents. According to a AAA study, drivers in the northwest are paying the 3rd highest gas prices in the nation. While everyone else is paying $3.40 on average, Oregon and Washington drivers are paying $3.90. Only Hawaii and Alaska are stuck paying higher gas prices. They are paying $4.30 and $4.09 respectively.