Alexis Bechman


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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.

Recent Stories

Man sentenced after scuffle with Payson officer

A man was given a year of probation after he reportedly shoved a Payson officer on his back porch after police had gone to check on him.

Payson faces fire danger

After years of inaction, Payson hopes to overhaul its fire codes and spur community education and action in clearing brush and creating a Firewise community.

Police need help finding thieves that stole $100,000 in tools

The Gila County Sheriff’s Office is looking for the public’s help finding who broke into a construction yard and made off with $101,000 in tools.

Seven-person rollover on the Beeline Highway

A group of seven people escaped serious injury Sunday night after their vehicle rolled on the Beeline Highway.

Naked man sentenced

A man that drank three bottles of vodka and then threatened to cut a woman’s head off was sentenced to 1.5 years in prison Thursday.

Man gets 22 years for abuse of his mother

A man that left his ailing mother in filth while he spent her money, was sentenced to more than two decades in prison.

Roundup to publish online poll results in paper

Survey brings some unexpected results

It’s hard to predict what poll questions will generate the largest response on the Roundup’s website. If you are like most people, you care about the overall welfare of the community, but rarely weigh in on where you stand — at least officially.

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Homeless man arrested in Home Depot

Police arrested a homeless man who reportedly hid out in the Home Depot store after hours Sunday night to eat snack food from the registers.

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Payson launches ‘Adventure’ campaign

App, booklet links businesses, attractions

“This is gonna be the best day of my life.”

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Hellsgate lobbies for ambulance certification

The Hellsgate Fire Department believes it can offer better ambulance service than the current private provider and recently presented its case for to a Valley judge for approval.

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