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.
Dozens of of people came to the fossil beds to mix with current and former employees of the monument, learn more about the area's history and enjoy slices of celebratory cake.
News | Environment | local | Fish & WildlifeOPB | July 14, 2015 9:03 a.m. | Portland
The Oregon Health Authority issued an advisory Monday for soft-shell clams along the Oregon Coast.
Following his time as NPR's London-based international correspondent, former Portlander Ari Shapiro will move into the host seat for All Things Considered starting in September.
Air | News | Environment | localOPB | July 7, 2015 4:15 p.m. | Portland
NASA said the blanket of smoke is coming from the the Boulder Creek Fire complex that’s been burning since June northeast of Vancouver and now cover about 58 square miles.
The owners of the Eugene's beloved Civic Stadium hope to rebuild after a fire destroyed the building Monday.
News | Technology | local | TransportationOPB | 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.
News | local | RecreationOPB | 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.
News | Politics | Environment | localOPB | 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.
News | local | RecreationOPB | 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.
News | local | RecreationOPB | 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.