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.
Evacuation orders are in place for parts of Prairie City, a town of approximately 900 people near John Day in Eastern Oregon.
News | Environment | 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.
News | Environment | 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.
News | local | RecreationOPB | 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.
News | local | RecreationOPB | Aug. 8, 2015 9:45 a.m. | Portland
The final custom-made bike for Travel Oregon's Seven Bikes for Seven Wonders campaign has been discovered after a search that lasted more than an hour in Crater Lake National Park.
The U.S. Coast Guard has revoked the marina permit for the Red Bull Flugtag festival.
Entertainment | News | localOPB | Aug. 1, 2015 3:45 p.m. | Portland
Hello Kitty and her friends have transformed the Rose Quarter's Veterans Memorial Coliseum into a supercute world.
News | Politics | Environment | localOPB | Aug. 1, 2015 12:16 p.m. | Portland
Portland Mayor Charlie Hales will attend a clean power conference at the White House Monday with 10 other mayors from around the country.
News | Forestry | Environment | localOPB | Aug. 1, 2015 10:49 a.m. | Portland
High temperatures and low humidity in southern Oregon caused the Stouts Fire to grow overnight. The wildfire is now burning more than 15,000 acres east of Canyonville.
News | Environment | localOPB | July 31, 2015 6 a.m. | Portland
Even if you were able to make it down to Cathedral Park, Adam Simmons' footage offers a new perspective.
News | Environment | localOPB | July 30, 2015 7:15 p.m. | Portland
The Royal Dutch Shell icebreaker, Fennica, has left Portland after undergoing repairs at the local dry dock, but it wasn't an easy task.