2017 Toyota Prius Prime: futuristic look, heads-up display

By Larry Lark / Herald Special Sections Writer Toyota’s Prius is virtually synonymous with hybrid. That’s not a bad place to be if you work… Continue reading

2017 Mazda CX-5 Grand Touring AWD: You’ll be happy as a Lark

By Larry Lark / Herald Special Sections Writer It’s hard to do any better than the 2017 Mazda CX-5 Grand Touring AWD, compact crossover sports… Continue reading

2017 Hyundai Ioniq: fuel-efficient hybrid delivers 55 mpg

By Larry Lark / Herald Special Sections Writer Little by little, the automotive industry continues to get greener. Hyundai, the South Korean manufacturer, has produced… Continue reading

2017 Mercedes-AMG GLE43: spacious luxury with horsepower

By Larry Lark / Herald Special Sections Writer You can never have too much luxury – or horsepower – or, for that matter, money. If… Continue reading

2017 Toyota Corolla iM: versatile, affordable hatchback

By Larry Lark / Herald Special Sections Writer With the departure of the Scion last year, Toyota execs made a sneaky good move by adding… Continue reading

Everett offers access to coastal recreation, city life

By Leah Schmalz, Special to The Daily Herald Everett’s perfect positioning off Port Gardner Bay, north of Seattle, makes it a fantastic central location for… Continue reading

Light-filled Marysville gem with exquisite features

This gorgeous, two-story, contemporary home is tucked onto a beautifully landscaped lot in “The Ridge at Rock Creek” and features a light-filled open floor plan… Continue reading

Extraordinary Newberg Crest home on acreage

Situated on a sprawling 4.24-acre lot in a peaceful Snohomish neighborhood, this magnificent two-story home boasts fantastic curb appeal, meticulous landscaping and a classic circular… Continue reading

2017 Subaru Legacy 2.5i Sport: checks all the boxes

By Larry Lark / Herald Special Sections Writer If you’re looking for a vehicle that serves as a mid-size family sedan, yet still creates a… Continue reading

Are more and more buyers looking for greener and smarter homes?

Growing consumer interest and demand for greener, more sustainable properties is driving a dialogue between Realtors® and homebuyers and sellers. In April 2017, the National… Continue reading

Newer Craftsman home boasts fantastic layout in Historic North Everett

Take advantage of a rare opportunity to own a newer home in Historic North Everett! This picturesque, two-story Craftsman home has excellent curb appeal, thanks… Continue reading

2017 Mazda3: elevated design, added refinement, value

By Larry Lark / Herald Special Sections Writer The completely repackaged 2017 Mazda3 Grand Touring continues to improve on a short, but impressive legacy in… Continue reading

Home sweet home, with a dramatic flair: one-of-a-kind design, exquisite details

Nestled on seven gently rolling acres in a picturesque setting just 10 minutes from downtown Snohomish, this breathtakingly beautiful two-story home looks like something out… Continue reading

2017 Mazda CX-9: design, quality with engineering innovations

by Larry Lark, Herald Special Sections Writer A half-century ago it was the station wagon. Decades ago it was the mini-van. Today it’s the mid-… Continue reading

2017 Kia Optima Hybrid EX: aerodynamic form is not lacking for power

by Larry Lark, Herald Special Sections Writer It’s nice to have a car with a range of close to 600 miles that gets almost 40… Continue reading

Groups work to preserve Everett’s rich history

Everett Historical Commission’s register of historic places currently lists 35 properties and districts Officially incorporated in 1893, Everett is a thriving marina city with a… Continue reading

Amazing Sound Views in Old Town Mukilteo

Opportunities are endless with this Downtown Business Zoning ~ a “Mixed Use” blend with a combination of Commercial and Residential spaces ~ All in the… Continue reading

2017 Acura MDX: restyled, refreshed sport utility vehicle

by Larry Lark, Herald Special Sections Writer It seems like an annual rite-of-spring to test drive Acura’s MDX. The 2017 version of this luxury, full-size… Continue reading

2017 VW Golf Alltrack: great vehicle for Northwesterners

by Larry Lark, Herald Special Sections Writer Anything with the word golf in it, you know I’m engaged and probably not objective. And, just so… Continue reading

2017 Audi A3: small, stylish, affordable luxury sedan

by Larry Lark, Herald Special Sections Writer Luxury automakers know what they’re doing. Everyone’s heard of gateway drugs, but have you heard of gateway luxury… Continue reading