PEOPLE

The 50 Most Influential Portlanders

Who will define Portland in a new era? We asked around (and around some more) to discover this inspiring collection of movers, shakers, rising stars, and established figures with fresh ideas who are already changing the city.

12/16/2011 With Sarah Mirk, Kasey Cordell, Brian Barker, Rachel Ritchie, Martin Patail, Benjamin Tepler, Randy Gragg, Ramona DeNies, Ashleigh Westmoreland, Meghan Ratliffe, Derek Pettie, Kate Moening, Carl Abbott, and Amanda Waldroupe Edited by Zach Dundas

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The Champion

Not to get on a soap box, but this Portland teen is legit racing champion.

06/29/2011 By Rachel Ritchie

The Simplifier

Allen Alley

Critical Oregon issues are discussed come voting time. A sit-down with Pixelworks co-founder Allen Alley.

03/18/2010

Spell It Out

To Bee or Not to Bee

A veteran reporter—and woeful speller—faces his fear of bees.

05/19/2009 By David Wolman

Diary

My News Shoes

Being a television news reporter in Portland requires fancy footwork. And sensible footwear.

05/19/2009 By Jamie Wilson

Vroom Vroom

Small Times

On Portland’s car lots, the inventory shrinks (literally) as consumers say no to the SUV.

05/19/2009 By Kristen Hall-Geisler