Portland's Nau fashions a green ideal

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In late 2004, the handful of people starting outdoor clothing company Nau faced a tossup. Founder Eric Reynolds, who started the legendary Marmot outdoor brand, wanted the company located in Boulder, Colo., where he lived. CEO Chris Van Dyke, a former Nike exec, wanted it in his hometown of Portland.

 

Correction

In November’s IN CHARACTER, Douglas County Commissioner Marilyn Kittelman’s position on a proposed Roseburg convention center was incorrect.

 

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