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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Fatal wreck north of Payson Monday night

A man and three children were killed Monday night north of Payson when the man reportedly fell asleep at the wheel.

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60 years for attack

Judge throws the book at man who threw a firebomb

A man who threw a firebomb at police and barricaded himself in his home for 11 hours last year, will spend more than 60 years in prison.

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Daring rescue

Crews reach injured boy

Battling dangerous conditions, 50 mph winds and a challenging trail, rescuers helped a teen to safety Saturday after he broke his leg south of town.

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Fossil Creek follies resume

Must be spring — you can tell by the rush of Pine-Strawberry Fire paramedics and volunteers from the Gila County Mounted Posse down the Fossil Creek trail to rescue hikers in flip-flops.

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Firefighters scramble

There were a number of human-caused forest fires in Rim Country this weekend, including a vehicle fire that spread to the trees in Star Valley.

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Jeri J’s Indian Fry Bread now at Western Village

It’s got a new home and a new color scheme, but more importantly, inside the fry bread at Jeri J’s has not changed.

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Making way for custard

Culver’s demolishes former Pirate’s Cove for new restaurant

Break out the wrecking ball. Crews quickly went to work Monday demolishing the former Pirate’s Cove and miniature golf course near Miss Fitz 260 Cafe.

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Boom times

Officials want to make Payson a destination, not a pit stop

The problematic economy has spurred a flurry of talk about economic development in recent months, as Payson and other Rim Country communities try to transform the area into a tourist destination — not just a pit stop.

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Towns seek to cut costs

The Payson Town Council Thursday night approved an intergovernmental agreement (IGA) between the town, Star Valley and the Rim Country Educational Alliance for legal services.

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Girls night out

An anthropologist specializing in sex roles would have had a field day.

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