1978 prices

And you must drive at 55 mph: Washington residents who drive gasoline-powered cars pay, on average, $3.87 per gallon of gas but only the equivalent of 84 cents per gallon for electric cars, according to federal government figures.

That fact might make electric car owners feel better as they watch their batteries drain while stuck in endless detour traffic around the Skagit River bridge.

iOffice: Microsoft’s launched an iPhone app version of its workhorse Office software.

So now there is something worse than sitting through a PowerPoint presentation from Bob in Marketing: Trying to edit an Excel spreadsheet on an iPhone screen.

In your hood: A new travel product consists of a pillow case with a hood fastened to the middle. It’s called a Hoodie Pillow.

It’s just the thing for air travelers who need to block out light and sound in order to catch a few Zs. And for sleepy bank robbers.

— Mark Carlson, Herald staff

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