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

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Don’t miss Rubber Duckie race for charity this weekend

We don’t have a salmon run in Payson nor southern Arizona’s sandhill crane migration, but for one day, we will have the largest duck race across the state.

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Four home fires reported Saturday

It was a busy weekend for Payson firefighters who respond to four reports of fires.

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Mini flips out

Police found a Mini Cooper Countryman lying flat on its roof in the center of a quiet residential street Thursday, Dec. 1.

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Tragic case of abuse, but a common problem

A Payson man was sentenced to four years in prison Monday, Nov. 28 for shaking an infant after he grew frustrated by the child’s crying.

Valley teen killed in UTV wreck near Roosevelt

A 16-year-old Valley teen was killed Saturday after rolling an all-terrain vehicle near Roosevelt Lake.

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Smoke detectors alert Pine family to fire

A Pine home caught fire early Thursday morning due to some Christmas decorations on a fireplace mantel.

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Stranded father and son rescued

A father and son were forced to camp out for three days after their truck went off a dirt road east of Roosevelt Lake Thanksgiving weekend.

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Swartwood promises lots of changes

Mayor-elect Craig Swartwood said there are going to be a lot of changes when he takes office Dec. 15, from shaking up the police department to re-working fire codes and a new marketing campaign, Swartwood said he has a lot he wants to accomplish in the next two years.

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Reading the Range aids ranchers, Forest Service

Studying a small square of soil, Ashley Hall brushed her hand over several strands of grasses outside the Shoofly Ruins northeast of Payson on a crisp clear morning in mid November.

Payson council makes slew of appointments

With three of incumbents’ terms ending, the Payson Town Council last week made a slew of appointments to various town boards.

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