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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Gas prices low

Station owner cites gas war

After months of paying amongst the highest gas prices in the state, Payson drivers now pay some of the lowest.

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Harassment?

County attorney accused

A former deputy county attorney has filed a discrimination claim with the Arizona Attorney General’s Office against the Gila County Attorney’s Office.

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Police investigate ‘suspicious’ vehicle fire

Officials are investigating a suspicious vehicle fire in Star Valley Tuesday evening.

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Merging boards will streamline process for new businesses

The Payson Town Council recently took the first step toward consolidating the Design Review Board with the Planning and Zoning Commission.

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Payson makes offer to 3rd town attorney candidate

Maybe the third time is the charm for the Town of Payson as it makes an offer to another town attorney.

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Hikers helped out of canyon near Young

Rescuers helped a group of hikers out of a canyon south of Young Sunday after they were late making it home.

Man sentenced for stealing prescription order forms

A 24-year-old former Payson football player and Hotshot firefighter will serve 18 months of probation and a weekend in jail for stealing prescription order forms and writing out a prescription to himself for pain pills. David Jesse James Carlen pleaded guilty to criminal trespass and possession of a narcotic drug, saying he makes no excuses for his actions and is sorry for all those that he hurt.

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Payson council appoints Connell to Alliance board

The Payson Town Council replaced outgoing Rim Country Educational Alliance Chair Mary Kastner Thursday with one of their own.

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Nine years for assault

90-year-old woman fought him off

A transient who tried to rape a 90-year-old woman while she walked her dog was sentenced to nine years in prison Friday.

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SWAT team responds

Officers in full SWAT gear surrounded a Verde Glen home Thursday morning after a man with a gun exhibited some unusual behavior.

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