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.
local | Politics | News | OPB News BlogOPB | May 22, 2015 1 p.m. | Portland
The only two women to serve in the state's top office will be honored next month in the Rose Festival's Grand Floral Parade.
Fish & Wildlife | local | Environment | News | OPB News BlogOPB | May 22, 2015 11:30 a.m. | Portland
Astoria officials and locals have been scratching their heads, trying to figure out how to get rid of the ubiquitous barking sea lions that have arrived by the thousands this year on the city's docks. But now, the city may be bringing in the big guns, or should I say, whale.
local | Sports | News | OPB News BlogOPB | May 21, 2015 3:41 p.m. | Portland
It's no Marcus Mariota sighting, but Portlanders will have the chance to experience a piece of state history with the Heisman Trophy coming to town next month.
local | Politics | News | OPB News BlogOPB | May 20, 2015 3 p.m. | Portland
Of the 40 "most interesting" women in politics, the Washington Post's blog The Fix names four females who call the Pacific Northwest home, including Oregon's Gov. Kate Brown.
local | Politics | News | OPB News BlogOPB | May 19, 2015 1:15 p.m. | Portland
Same-sex marriage was legalized in Oregon a year ago after U.S. District Judge Michael McShane struck down Oregon's ban.
local | Technology | Transportation | News | OPB News BlogOPB | April 30, 2015 6 a.m. | Portland
As "the non-asshole alternative to Uber," the company partners with licensed taxi drivers and businesses to provide rides through its app.
local | News | Entertainment | OPB News BlogOPB | April 28, 2015 3:45 p.m. | Portland
This one is for anyone who wondered how television shows can make fantasy look so real.
local | Politics | News | OPB News BlogOPB | April 28, 2015 1:45 p.m. | Portland
President Obama will speak at a fundraising event in Portland May 7 for the 2016 White House Victory Fund.
local | Books | News | OPB News BlogOPB | April 28, 2015 11:15 a.m. | Portland
Though Sir Arthur Conan Doyle never wrote about any memorial to Sherlock Holmes following the fictional character's death, worldwide Holmes societies come together to mourn the brilliant detective every year in their own way.
local | News | Entertainment | 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.
local | News | OPB News BlogOPB | April 27, 2015 11:53 a.m. | Portland
Oregonians are mobilizing on social media as local cupcake wars heat up.
local | Transportation | NewsOPB | 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.
local | Food | News | 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.
local | Food | News | 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.