Murdered Woman Also Trafficking Victim

PORTLAND, Ore. – A Vancouver woman found murdered inside a hotel in Northeast Portland has also been identified as a victim of sex trafficking. According to Portland Police, Ashley Renee Benson, 24, was found last Friday morning, after spending Christmas day with her family. Detectives have since said Benson was the victim of “homicidal violence”, … Continue reading »

Illegal Renting a Drag for Innkeepers

ASHLAND, Ore. — Attractions like the Ashland Independent Film Festival are bringing record numbers of visitors for the tourism season, but Ashland innkeepers say bed and breakfast business is down from last year. The Ashland Lodging Association says business for bed and breakfasts, hotels, and inns dropped around 15%. They say that’s because of direct … Continue reading »