I just moved up to Portland and am wondering if there's anyone in the area messing with this stuff aside from me, and on top of that if anyone's interested in some sort of group meet (much like that brought up by the Seattle poster)
I'm in portland
I am in Portland as well. And I'm actively working on a few arduino based art projects. I'm so into having a meetup.
Also, there's dorkbotpdx. Check those guys out, they have the Cult of Arduino Inductions, and regular meetups, and they're a good resource.