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Lizzy Duffy

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.

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Recent Articles

local | History

Portland's New Bridge Links Sisters To Family History

OPB | Sept. 19, 2015 midnight | Portland

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.

local | News

Portland's Tilikum Crossing Bridge Is Open For Business

OPB | Sept. 12, 2015 3:15 p.m. | Portland

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.

local | News | Politics

Ted Wheeler To Run For Portland Mayor In 2016

OPB | Sept. 9, 2015 12:09 a.m. | Portland

After much speculation, Ted Wheeler has officially announced that he will run for Portland city mayor in 2016.

Sustainability Trends Popularize Oregon 4-H

OPB | Sept. 5, 2015 3:45 p.m. | Salem, Oregon

Nationally 4-H is doing what it can to keep up with changing trends while also maintaining the traditional projects that its known for.

local | News

Snow Arrives At Canyon Creek Complex

OPB | Sept. 4, 2015 3:15 p.m. | Portland

Eastern Oregon received new reinforcement Friday to potentially help with fire suppression efforts: snow.

NW Life | Education | Greetings From The Northwest: Under The Weather

7 Educational Stops For Your Next Oregon Road Trip

OPB | Sept. 1, 2015 6 a.m.

Have plans to travel across the state? Check out our seven pit stops for learning something while you're on the road.

local | News

3,000 Without Electricity In Portland Sunday

OPB | Aug. 30, 2015 12:02 p.m. | Portland

Saturday's strong winds kept some Portland General Electric customers in the dark Sunday clean up continued around the city.

local | News

Portlanders Brunch With Purpose During 1st Black Restaurant Days

OPB | Aug. 30, 2015 noon | Portland

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.

local | News

Record Gusts Cause Portland Metro Area Power Outages

OPB | Aug. 29, 2015 11:02 a.m. | Portland

Across northwestern Oregon, residents are without power due to powerful winds.

local | News

More Structures Burn in Northwest Wildfires

OPB | Aug. 29, 2015 9 a.m. | Portland

A fire burning south of Cove Palisades State Park, two miles northwest of Culver, Oregon has grown to more than 200 acres and consumed two homes.

local | News

On The Front Lines Of A Wildfire

OPB | Aug. 23, 2015 4:45 p.m. | Portland

Portland-based photographer Alan Thornton decided that instead of going through a media contact for access, he would earn certification to fight fires and document his summer on the front lines.

Environment | News | local

Air Quality Improves Throughout Portland Metro Area

OPB | 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.

local | News

Tilikum Crossing Gets Explosive Party In Portland

OPB | Aug. 22, 2015 10:30 p.m. | Portland

Three weeks before the official opening of Portland's latest bridge, the Tilikum Crossing, TriMet invited the public to celebrate North America's longest no-car bridge.

local | News

250 Additional Oregon Soldiers To Join Wildfire Response

OPB | Aug. 22, 2015 3:45 p.m. | Portland

Gov. Kate Brown announced an additional 250 Oregon National Guard members will join firefighting efforts.

Health | News | local

Oregon Air Quality Remains 'Unhealthy' Sunday

OPB | Aug. 22, 2015 2:45 p.m. | Portland

The Oregon Department of Environmental Quality reports air quality is unhealthy in cities across northern Oregon and many are considered unhealthy for sensitive groups.

local | News

Oregon Soldier Helps Stop Gunman On European Train

OPB | Aug. 21, 2015 7:12 p.m. | Portland

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.

local | NW Life | Recreation | Greetings From The Northwest: Under The Weather

Windsurfers Flock To Columbia Gorge To Ride Waves, Air

OPB | Aug. 19, 2015 6 a.m. | Hood River, Oregon

Wind barrels down the Columbia River Gorge throughout the summer, drawing thousands to windsurf and ride the river's waves.

Environment | News | local

Crews Slow Oregon's Growing Wildfires Despite Conditions

OPB | Aug. 16, 2015 3 p.m. | Portland

Crews continued to battle wildfires throughout the Pacific Northwest under hot conditions.

local | News | Politics

Sen. Bernie Sanders Delivers Populist Message In Portland

OPB | Aug. 9, 2015 5:05 p.m. | Portland

As Sen. Bernie Sanders prepared to speak at the Moda Center in Portland, activists against police brutality clashed with police Sunday afternoon.

local | News | Recreation

Blumenauer Leads First Bridge Pedal On Tilikum Crossing

OPB | 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.