Lizzy Duffy is the news blogger 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.
Entertainment | News | local | OPB News BlogOPB | April 27, 2015 3:24 p.m. | Portland
If you've ever considered downsizing, a new documentary will give you an hour-long peek into the tiny house lifestyle.
News | local | OPB News BlogOPB | April 27, 2015 11:53 a.m. | Portland
Oregonians are mobilizing on social media as local cupcake wars heat up.
News | Transportation | localOPB | April 24, 2015 5:45 p.m. | Portland
The Oregon Department of Transportation unveiled the statewide road usage charge program, OReGO, Friday. The program is meant to make up for lost gas tax revenue from drivers of fuel-efficient and electric cars.
News | Food | local | OPB News BlogOPB | April 24, 2015 4:15 p.m. | Portland
If you think Portlanders are protective of their beer, just head 45 minutes south and try to critique Salem on its growing brew scene.
News | Food | local | OPB News BlogOPB | April 23, 2015 11:30 a.m. | Portland
McMenamins continues its northward expansion with a tentative opening day set for its first hotel and resort in the Seattle area.
News | Books | local | OPB News BlogOPB | April 20, 2015 12:15 p.m. | Portland
Boise-based author Anthony Doerr was awarded a Pultizer Prize in the fiction category for his novel "All the Light We Cannot See."
News | Environment | Water | local | OPB News BlogOPB | April 20, 2015 9:24 a.m. | Portland
While Californians are cutting back on water and experimenting with long-term solutions to deal with drought, William Shatner said the answer is as simple as starting a Kickstarter page.
News | Transportation | localOPB | April 17, 2015 3:15 p.m. | Portland
As early as next week, Portlanders could reinstall ride-finding apps like Uber and Lyft, and start virtually hailing rides.
Economy | News | OPB News BlogAP | April 15, 2015 3 p.m. | Portland
While some Washington state residents have seen raises with new minimum wage laws going into effect, one Seattle company will be doubling some of its employees' paychecks.
News | Science | local | OPB News BlogOPB | April 14, 2015 4:45 p.m. | Portland
While there are many comforts that astronauts have to leave here on Earth, caffeine shouldn't be one of them.
A new bill being considered by the state House Education Committee would require school districts and the Department of Education to report confirmed acts of bullying, including harassment and cyberbullying.
Entertainment | News | local | OPB News BlogOPB | April 9, 2015 12:30 p.m. | Portland
The new movie "True Story" has already won over critics, but Oregonians may be a little harder to please.
News | Politics | local | OPB News BlogOPB | April 8, 2015 3:45 p.m. | Portland
There's a chance that Oregonians won't have to wait until 2016 for recreational marijuana.
A bill in the Oregon legislature would require school districts and the state Department of Education to report confirmed acts of harassment, intimidation or bullying, including cyberbullying.