Lizzy Duffy is a digital producer for Oregon Public Broadcasting, covering state and regional news.
Previously, Lizzy served on NPR's social media team and as a contributor for Kiplinger Personal Finance newsletter in Washington, D.C. Lizzy originally joined OPB as the news blogger in 2014, which earned her the Oregon Territory Society of Professional Journalists Rookie of the Year award.
Lizzy is a Northwest native: She grew up in Idaho and earned a degree in print journalism from the University of Montana.
Portland sisters Jean and Margie O'Neill were celebrating a family tradition when they walked across the Tilikum Crossing on opening day. They've attended every opening and reopening of Portland's bridges for the past 45 years, as a tribute to their father.
After much anticipation and plenty of parties, Portland's new bridge, the Tilikum Crossing, Bridge of the People, is now open to walkers, joggers, bikers and TriMet riders.
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Any weekend in Portland is a time to grab brunch, but this Saturday and Sunday, people made it a point to brunch, lunch and dine at dozens of black-owned establishments as part of the city's inaugural Support Black Restaurants Day.
Across northwestern Oregon, residents are without power due to powerful winds.
Environment | News | localOPB | Aug. 23, 2015 11:45 a.m. | Portland
Cities along Interstate 84 and throughout the Willamette Valley are more visible as air quality improves to "good," after a weekend of wildfire smoke put air at unhealthy levels.
Gov. Kate Brown announced an additional 250 Oregon National Guard members will join firefighting efforts.
An Oregon Army National Guardsman and a U.S. Air Force serviceman traveling in Europe were identified as military members who stopped a gunman on a train headed for Paris.
Wind barrels down the Columbia River Gorge throughout the summer, drawing thousands to windsurf and ride the river's waves.
Environment | News | localOPB | Aug. 16, 2015 3 p.m. | Portland
Crews continued to battle wildfires throughout the Pacific Northwest under hot conditions.
As Sen. Bernie Sanders prepared to speak at the Moda Center in Portland, activists against police brutality clashed with police Sunday afternoon.
Recreation | News | localOPB | Aug. 9, 2015 8 a.m. | Portland
This year's Providence Bridge Pedal cyclists have one more bridge to traverse than in previous years with a special opening of the Tilikum Crossing Sunday.