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2021 Chevrolet Corvette Stingray

Car review: 2021 Chevrolet Corvette Stingray

By Larry Lark, contributor How do you top the 2021 Dodge Durango SRT Hellcat? With the 2021 Chevrolet Corvette Stingray, of course. Introduced last year,… Continue reading

  • Apr 22, 2021
2021 Chevrolet Corvette Stingray
2021 Dodge Durango SRT Hellcat AWD

Car review: 2021 Dodge Durango SRT Hellcat AWD

By Larry Lark, contributor If you want something truly special, get in line to buy the 2021 Dodge Durango SRT Hellcat AWD sports utility vehicle.… Continue reading

  • Apr 16, 2021
2021 Dodge Durango SRT Hellcat AWD
2021 Genesis G80 RWD 2.5T Prestige

Car review: 2021 Genesis G80 RWD 2.5T Prestige

By Larry Lark, contributor The 2021 Genesis G80 RWD 2.5T Prestige is a leader in design and luxury-focused technology. Starting with its oversized crest grill,… Continue reading

  • Apr 2, 2021
2021 Genesis G80 RWD 2.5T Prestige
2021 GR Supra 2.0

Car review: 2021 GR Supra 2.0

By Larry Lark, contributor Cars seem to be built for stages of life. I enjoyed a Mustang Fastback and Chevy Camaro in my younger years,… Continue reading

  • Apr 2, 2021
2021 GR Supra 2.0
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Here comes Peter Cotton Trail

Something has just hopped in to fill the spring void in Auburn.

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Car review: 2021 Chevrolet Silverado 1500

By Larry Lark, contributor The 2021 Chevrolet Silverado 1500 Crew Cab Custom Trail Boss four-wheel drive pickup truck provides owners with lots of capability, lots… Continue reading

  • Mar 13, 2021
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2021 Subaru Crosstrek Sport

Car review: 2021 Subaru Crosstrek Sport

By Larry Lark, contributor Subaru has made a few tweaks to improve the 2020 Crosstrek Sport compact SUV. The biggest change is the addition of… Continue reading

  • Mar 13, 2021
2021 Subaru Crosstrek Sport
Youngsters enjoy reading in Humanities for Washington’s Cabin Fever program. Courtesy photo

Humanities Washington compiles its readings for kids housebound by pandemic

When COVID-19 first struck, closing schools and workplaces and keeping so many people at home, Humanities Washington created Cabin Fever Kids, a digital project inspired… Continue reading

Youngsters enjoy reading in Humanities for Washington’s Cabin Fever program. Courtesy photo
2021 Chevrolet Tahoe High Country

Car review: 2021 Chevy Tahoe 4WD High Country

By Larry Lark, contributor Sports Utility Vehicles (SUVs) for short, in the big scheme of things, are a recent development. Chevrolet, on the other hand,… Continue reading

  • Feb 23, 2021
2021 Chevrolet Tahoe High Country
2021 Lexus NX 300h

Car review: 2021 Lexus NX 300h

By Larry Lark, contributor The 2021 Lexus NX 300h luxury sports utility vehicle provides owners guilt-free mobility. The lower-case h is the key. This hybrid… Continue reading

  • Feb 23, 2021
2021 Lexus NX 300h
Mazda’s 2021 CX-5 compact sports utility vehicle. Courtesy photo

Car review: Mazda’s 2021 CX-5 compact sports utility vehicle

By Larry Lark, contributor Mazda’s 2021 CX-5 compact sports utility vehicle continues to be an underrated performer in this competitive category. The top-of-the-line Signature all-wheel… Continue reading

  • Feb 12, 2021
Mazda’s 2021 CX-5 compact sports utility vehicle. Courtesy photo
Auburn travel author Steve Brock has written a new book about traveling that teaches people how to get the most out of their experiences. Courtesy photo, Steve Brock.

Auburn man pens a new species of travel book

Most travel books or guides describe destinations that matter to the bulk of travelers, like the Roman Colosseum, the Eiffel Tower, the Great Wall, the… Continue reading

Auburn travel author Steve Brock has written a new book about traveling that teaches people how to get the most out of their experiences. Courtesy photo, Steve Brock.
Laurie and Dennis Brooke at their start of their Camino de Santiago pilgrimage in April 2016. Courtesy photo.

Auburn couple takes on the world during retirement

Adventures include the ancient Camino de Santiago, among other trails.

Laurie and Dennis Brooke at their start of their Camino de Santiago pilgrimage in April 2016. Courtesy photo.
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Auburn Symphony Orchestra presents its winter schedule

Music can calm troubled waters and offer new experiences when we are in a rut. This winter, the Auburn Symphony Orchestra wants to help people… Continue reading

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2021 Hyundai Elantra SEL

Car review: 2021 Hyundai Elantra SEL

By Larry Lark, contributor Compact sedans are not in vogue now, but the 2021 Hyundai Elantra SEL makes one wonder why. The South Korean auto… Continue reading

  • Jan 22, 2021
2021 Hyundai Elantra SEL
2020 Honda Insight. Courtesy photo

Car review: 2020 Honda Insight

By Larry Lark, contributor Honda’s Civic and Accord have been bestsellers for decades. The 2020 Honda Insight looks to bridge the gap between the two,… Continue reading

  • Jan 22, 2021
2020 Honda Insight. Courtesy photo
2021 Toyota RAV4 Prime XSE. Courtesy photo

Car review: 2021 Toyota RAV4 Prime XSE

By Larry Lark, contributor With each passing year Toyota continues to refine and tweak its gas, hybrid and electric engines. The latest recipient was the… Continue reading

  • Jan 22, 2021
2021 Toyota RAV4 Prime XSE. Courtesy photo
2021 Volkswagen Atlas. Courtesy photo

Car review: 2021 Volkswagen Atlas

By Larry Lark, contributor Volkswagen’s full-size Atlas SUV received a bold refresh for 2021, improving on the success of the outgoing model to set it… Continue reading

  • Jan 22, 2021
2021 Volkswagen Atlas. Courtesy photo
2021 Toyota Corolla XSE. Courtesy photo

Car review: 2021 Toyota Corolla XSE

By Larry Lark, contributor Toyota’s venerable Corolla received a bumper-to-bumper, wheels-to-roof transformation last year, introducing the 12th generation of this compact sedan that dates back… Continue reading

  • Jan 22, 2021
2021 Toyota Corolla XSE. Courtesy photo
2021 Chevrolet Blazer. Courtesy photo

Car review: 2021 Chevrolet Blazer

By Larry Lark, contributor When it comes to certain car models they seem to come, and go, and come again. That’s certainly the case with… Continue reading

  • Jan 18, 2021
2021 Chevrolet Blazer. Courtesy photo