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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Drugs a ‘tremendous challenge’

Despite an overall drop in the crime rate last year, Police Chief Don Engler said drugs remain a persistent problem in the community.

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Local RadioShack adds to inventory

If you have not been in Payson’s RadioShack recently you are in for a few surprises.

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Two decades protecting Payson

After 22 years with the Payson Police Department — the only law enforcement agency he worked for — Patrol Sgt. Less Barr is retiring.

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New gym opens at industrial airpark

Payson has a new fitness choice and it’s taking a page from old-school gyms.

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Money to design Lion Springs section in ADOT’s 5-year plan

Several local roadway projects have made their way onto the Arizona Department of Transportation’s five-year plan.

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Payson woman gives voice to big dreams

Beating out thousands of other singers, a local hairdresser made it through the first rounds of auditions for The Voice.

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Payson scrambles to find enough 911 dispatchers

“It is often the worse call they’ll make on the worst day of their life,” said Alison Murphy, Payson Police Department dispatch supervisor.

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Hellsgate struggles as cost of station doubles

Fire district needs $400,000 more

It was dubbed a simple project that would cost $375,000 and take a year to build. After burning through much of that money, the Hellsgate Fire District is the proud owner of a concrete slab.

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Community Garden donates produce to area food banks

This year’s bountiful harvest at the Payson’s Community Garden will yield fresh produce not only for gardeners, but some of the community’s needy.

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Business booming

Town hails new firms, rising sales

Payson’s economic director Bobby Davis was buzzing with excitement last week as he delivered an update to the council on the area’s growth.

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