Lizzy Duffy is a digital producer for Oregon Public Broadcasting, covering state and regional news for OPB.org. Prior to coming to OPB, Lizzy served on NPR's social media team in Washington, D.C.
Lizzy is a Northwest native: She grew up in Idaho and earned a B.A. in print journalism at The University of Montana. Her work has been published in Boise Weekly, Mamalode Magazine and on NPR.org. On weekday mornings, you can find Lizzy on the city bus with one hand on a coffee mug and the other scrolling through Twitter. Follow her @LizzyDuffy.
The owners of the Eugene's beloved Civic Stadium hope to rebuild after a fire destroyed the building Monday.
local | Transportation | Technology | NewsOPB | June 30, 2015 9 a.m. | Portland
Portland-based mobile ticketing tech company GlobeSherpa has been acquired by transportation comparison app RideScout, the companies announced Tuesday.
Looking to the western sky throughout June, Jupiter and Venus have been moving closer and closer together, and this week, you'll be able to catch the last hurrah of the planets right next to one another.
Starting Wednesday, Oregonians will be able to carry, share and consume recreational marijuana, but with no stores opening on the first day, many are still hazy on how Measure 91 will affect their lives.
local | Recreation | NewsOPB | June 26, 2015 2:45 p.m. | Portland
With temperatures in the upper 90s this weekend, Portland's annual World Naked Bike Ride couldn't have come at a better time.
Environment | Politics | local | NewsOPB | June 25, 2015 11:30 a.m. | Portland
The $343.5 million transportation funding package to cover road and transportation updates didn't make it out of the Oregon Senate.
Oregon Health & Science University has reached its $500 million fundraising goal for the school's cancer research campaign.
local | Recreation | NewsOPB | June 19, 2015 12:30 p.m. | Portland
In its second year, Travel Oregon's Seven Wonders tourism campaign is hiding seven bikes at each of the state's wonders. The first will be hidden at Mount Hood this Saturday.
local | Recreation | NewsOPB | June 17, 2015 1:36 p.m. | Portland
A Portland nonprofit that brings urban youth and veterans together for fly fishing is getting national recognition for its unique program.
When you think of the sounds of Portland, what comes to mind? If you thought of acoustic, indie folk, you're not too far off.
In a touching tribute, a Portland-based photographer shares his final goodbye and the age old story of man and man's best friend.
Shooting victim Emilio Hoffman's mother, Jennifer Hoffman, wrote in an open letter on the Huffington Post's parent blog about experiencing "a parent's worst nightmare," and about how she and her family have changed in the past year.
local | Recreation | Sports | NewsOPB | June 8, 2015 5:30 p.m. | Portland
James Lawrence is on a mission to complete 50 Ironman-distance triathlons in 50 states over the next 50 days to fight childhood obesity. Portland is stop No. 4.
Time has distanced Reynolds High School students from the deadly shooting that took place in the school's gym, and the building's transformation has been an essential piece of the healing process.