Alexis Bechman

Reporter

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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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Prison for nearly running over officer

A man who nearly ran into a Payson Police Department officer last year was sentenced Friday to three years in the Arizona Department of Corrections.

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Drama in court

Relationship ends in an assault and a prison term

During an emotionally charged court session, a Payson man was sentenced to 2.25 years in prison for beating up his ex-girlfriend.

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Deputies seize 52 pot plants in Gisela

A large marijuana grow operation was discovered in Gisela Saturday.

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Monsoon storms unleash fatal fury

Unsettled monsoon conditions have set in, mingling welcome moisture with deadly lightning strikes and a rash of new fires.

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Forest fire east of Pine on Milk Ranch Point

Earlier Wednesday, a forest fire started east of Pine on Milk Ranch Point.

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Payson police raise held up

The long-awaited raise for Payson police officers proved smaller than many had anticipated.

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Buyout still rocking the budget boat

Ex-manager’s severance pay exceeds cost of three more police officers

Payson’s still making payments on the expensive decision to buy out former town manager Debra Galbraith.

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Chicken & the Egg

Which comes first: good jobs or a highly skilled workforce?

With a large percentage of Payson’s workforce leaving the area every day to work, building a strong workforce in town is a key goal of the town’s five-year economic development plan.

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Helicopter crashes

When a helicopter went down Sunday, the only thing left standing was the pilot and the seat he was sitting in.

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Residents report rash of fake IRS scams

Several residents have reported receiving multiple Internal Revenue Service scam calls recently.

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