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

Voter turnout 2nd highest in state

Gila County had the second highest voter turnout in the state in the primary election.

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REI sponsors Pine Loop Dash 5K

It was a picturesque day in Pine for a trail race Saturday. While mountain bike riders pre-rode the Fire on the Rim mountain bike race course on the west side of Highway 87, at the Pine Trailhead, runners laced up their sneakers for a 5K run.

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Payson finally resumes normal street maintenance

Payson is paying for another round of roadwork this year, slurry sealing about a seventh of all streets in town.

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Five Guys - Better than your average burger

Five Guys offers fast food option in Payson

After months of hungry anticipation, Five Guys opened Thursday afternoon and immediately had a line for its burgers and fries.

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Gila County helps Payson with American Gulch

Gila County has pledged money to help the Town of Payson improve the American Gulch. The Gila County Board of Supervisors last week pledged $8,500 to begin Phase I of grading and landscaping the project off Main Street.

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Conway sentenced to three years in prison

The family has already lost one son after a lengthy drug battle and this week, watched as their daughter was sent to prison for a bizarre drug-fueled assault.

Police investigate stabbing; drug house

A man that allegedly stabbed his mother and another woman early Friday has been arrested on attempted murder charges.

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Fuller resigns as chief deputy attorney

The Gila County Attorney’s Office chief deputy attorney has resigned. Shawn Fuller resigned from the GCAO on Tuesday, Aug. 30.

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Voden conviction appeal denied

It was one of the most high-profile murder cases in recent Payson history. On Tuesday, the Arizona Court of Appeals Division Two denied Michael Voden’s request to overturn his conviction.

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Swartwood proposes early resignations for mayor, councilors

Eager to get started, newly elected Payson Mayor Craig Swartwood called on current Mayor Kenny Evans to resign immediately.

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