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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Wild highway chase

Tire sticks end pursuit in Star Valley

It took three sets of spike sticks to stop a 32-year-old Whiteriver woman who reportedly led an officer on a 30-mile high-speed chase Saturday night that ended outside of Star Valley.

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Ammo sales case takes another twist

Defense lawyer seeks new trial based on jurors’ statements

The sentencing for a Payson man convicted of fraudulently selling HPR ammunition to a friend was postponed again after his defense counsel presented new information from four jurors and claimed the Gila County Attorney’s Office withheld important evidence.

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Weird break-in shuts down Payson runway

Police arrested a 29-year-old Payson man Sunday night for breaking into a home and eating food out of the fridge.

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Pandora’s Box persists through welter of changes

She collaborated with a florist, an artist and a gallery owner and now Quita Hartfiel is going it alone.

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On the trail with the Hashknife Pony Express

Film students document 58th annual ride

It wasn’t just cowboys riding on this year’s 58th Hashknife Pony Express mail ride.

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University by 2018

But unknowns still abound

Definitely. The fall of 2018. For sure.

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Man arrested for beating mother, stabbing her boyfriend

A 43-year-old man is facing first-degree attempted murder charges after police say he stabbed his mother’s boyfriend multiple times Thursday night, apparently upset at how the man was treating his mother.

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New details on heroin overdose

The Gila County Sheriff’s Office has released the name of a 34-year-old man who overdosed last week in Tonto Basin.

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Five helicopters airlift multiple accident victims to hospitals

Five people were airlifted Tuesday night after two vehicles T-boned in the State Route 87 and 188 intersection south of Payson.

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Task force makes six Payson drug busts

After a lengthy drug investigation, the Payson Police Department served a search warrant at a home Monday morning where they say significant drug activity was occurring.

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