Alexis attended the University of Arizona where she graduated in 2008 with journalism and retailing degrees. She joined the Roundup staff a month after graduation. At the Roundup, Alexis covers the Star Valley Town Council, law enforcement, courts and business beats.
Snowshoeing unlocks the backcountry – so long as you actually wear them
A native Tucsonan, I am still getting used to all the white stuff that falls in Rim Country every winter. So as a lover of the outdoors, I find myself cooped up and depressed when the snow berms and frosty roads close down the Mogollon Rim, keeping me from the Rim lakes and views until spring.
A Tonto Basin man lost all of his woodworking tools when several of his sheds caught fire early Tuesday morning.
It has been a hairy month for the Payson Police Department.
With home rental rates increasing every year, finding affordable housing in Payson poses a challenge. Local Realtors say a lack of affordable housing poses a looming crisis in Rim Country, especially if the area gets a four-year university that draws several thousand new residents.
Swiss Village lighting tonight kicks off rush of Christmas events
After you have gobbled down Thanksgiving dinner, head out to the Swiss Village Shops this weekend to kick off Christmas.
Long emergency room waits and staff struggles with a new electronic record keeping system produced a rough start for Banner Health Systems’ takeover of the Payson Regional Medical Center four months ago.
Country club elk fence debated
Plans to put an elk fence around the upscale golf community Chaparral Pines went forward Thursday night despite the plea of several residents who said the fence won’t work if it ends up with gaps where the homeowners association cannot secure the easements.
Just in time for winter, a local church has made a donation of smoke alarms to the Payson Fire Department.
School slated to open next August on university site
Builders for the American Leadership Academy’s charter school presented their preliminary design plans to the town Wednesday, saying they hope to open by August of 2016.
Previous town administrator doubled as finance officer
In the wake of Debra Galbraith’s departure, the Town of Payson is looking into hiring a new finance manager with a starting salary of $73,000 up to $109,000.