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Lizzy Duffy

Lizzy Duffy is a digital producer for Oregon Public Broadcasting, covering state and regional news for 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 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.

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Recent Articles

News | local | History

John Day Fossil Beds Remain A Best-Kept Secret 150 Years Since Discovered

OPB | July 25, 2015 4:30 p.m. | Kimberly, Oregon

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 & Wildlife

Health Officials Warn Of Arsenic Levels In Hand-Dug Clams

OPB | July 14, 2015 9:03 a.m. | Portland

 The Oregon Health Authority issued an advisory Monday for soft-shell clams along the Oregon Coast.

News | local

Portlander Ari Shapiro Returns Stateside To Join ATC

OPB | July 10, 2015 6 a.m. | Portland

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.

News | Environment | local | Fish & Wildlife

New Year Brings New Pups To OR-7 Wolf Pack

OPB | July 7, 2015 6:30 p.m. | Portland

Biologists have found evidence that Oregon's famous wandering wolf, OR-7, has fathered a second set of pups.

Air | News | Environment | local

Wildfire Smoke Envelopes Large Parts Of British Columbia

OPB | 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.

News | Transportation | Environment | local

ODOT Launches Program That Could Replace Gas Tax

OPB | July 1, 2015 6 a.m. | Portland

Oregonians interested in ditching the gas tax can enroll in the Oregon Department of Transportation's pay-per-mile program Wednesday.

News | local

Nonprofit Isn't Giving Up After Eugene Civic Stadium Fire

OPB | June 30, 2015 3:15 p.m. | Portland

The owners of the Eugene's beloved Civic Stadium hope to rebuild after a fire destroyed the building Monday.

News | Technology | local | Transportation

National Transportation App Acquires Portland Ticketing Software

OPB | 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.

News | local | Science

Space Appears To Shrink Between Jupiter, Venus At Night

OPB | June 29, 2015 2:30 p.m. | Portland

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.

News | local | Politics

14 Things To Know As Recreational Marijuana Legalized

OPB | June 28, 2015 6 a.m. | Portland

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 | Recreation

Bicyclists Bare As They Dare In 11th Annual Naked Bike Ride

OPB | 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 | local

Pressed For Time, Senate Abandons Transportation Package

OPB | 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.

News | local | Health

OHSU Achieves $500 Million Goal For Cancer Research, Phil Knight To Match

OPB | June 25, 2015 8:47 a.m. | Portland

Oregon Health & Science University has reached its $500 million fundraising goal for the school's cancer research campaign.

News | local | Health

'2 Beards' Crowdsource For Surrogate Mother

OPB | June 23, 2015 6 a.m. | Portland

Anthony Szabo and Kirk Shepard are crowdsourcing the cost of a surrogate mother, hoping to raise $75,000 — and awareness.

News | local | Recreation

Hunt Begins For Bikes Hidden At Oregon's 7 Wonders

OPB | 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.

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OPB | June 18, 2015 4:47 p.m. | Portland

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News | local | Politics

Oregon Lawmakers Read Mean Emails For The Camera

OPB | June 18, 2015 3:45 p.m. | Portland

The short video features nine lawmakers reading emails they've received from Oregon voters critiquing their work in Salem.

News | local | Recreation

Portland Veteran Catches National Attention With Fishing Program

OPB | 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.

News | local | Politics

OLCC Answers Marijuana Questions In New Campaign

OPB | June 16, 2015 11 a.m. | Portland

The Oregon Liquor Control Commission unveiled its "What's Legal?" campaign Tuesday.

News | local | Music

Spotify Data Reveals Portland's Good And Bad Taste In Music

OPB | June 12, 2015 11:15 a.m. | Portland

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.