Readers compliment a runner for picking up litter, complain about new houses.

Share story

RAVE For a runner on the East Lake Sammamish Trail who stopped to pick up a piece of trash. When I complimented him, he said, “This beautiful trail is an NTZ — no trash zone!”

RANT To the builders infecting our neighborhoods with box-houses, covered in industrial siding. They look like they were designed by Lego. What’s happened to creativity and imagination?