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Letter: Lack of values and morals in leaders is dangerous

Choose your leaders with wisdom and forethought.

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Thank you: Successful ‘Fishing for Smiles’

Every year after the Kingman Elk’s annual Fishing for Smiles free kids fishing day, our committee writes a thank you letter to the editor to recognize our supporters and sponsors. This year is no different.

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Letter: In Dave French’s defense

I have been following the KAA kerfuffle in the paper for awhile now.

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Letter: KAA versus the Taxpayers

Reading the Kingman Daily Miner and listening to comments around the community and trying to determine the reality of the situation at the Kingman Airport seems to lead only to ugly suppositions and unanswered questions.

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Letter: Re: Palacio waitress

In response to D.B. Mitchell’s letter.

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Letter: Distrust and disgust

On June 20, the all-Republican Arizona (Corruption) Corporation Commission rejected Commissioner Bob Burns’ attempt to disqualify his colleagues from deciding whether APS should be allowed to raise our electric bill.

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Letter: Healthcare politics

Is there any wonder in Washington why nothing to do with Health Care really gets done or done right?

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Letter: Oil collusion

The price of a barrel of oil is down a staggering 20 percent since Jan. 1, 2017 from $55 to the current $44. And how has that affected gas prices in Kingman?

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Letter: Wrongful termination of El Palacio watiress

A waitress was terminated because she felt uncomfortable in the presence of law enforcement officers.

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Community View: Supervisor Buster Johnson should be removed from office

Board of Supervisors (BOS) member Buster Johnson should be removed from office.

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Letter: U.S. Senate plans to fast track bad health care bill

By a roll call vote on May 4, 2017, 217 United States Representatives, including Trent Franks (R-AZ), Paul Gosar (R-AZ), Martha McSally (R-AZ) and David Schweikert (R-AZ), voted to take health care away from 23 million people.

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Letter: Bad Editor

Your journey into the job of Editor comes with many difficult decisions I am sure, but you seem to be taking the low road at many junctions.

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Letter: Gosar owes constituents

At the open public forum of the June 20 City Council meeting, I petitioned the Kingman City Council to put Rep. Paul Gosar “on notice” that if he continues...

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Letter: Re “There Is No Global Warming or Climate Change” (6/21)

Every scientific body of national and international standing begs to differ.

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Letter: We need libraries

Closing libraries is not only cruel and inhumane to Mohave County residents, but also a threat to our treasured democracy.

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Letter: A skunk in the wood pile

Trump hasn’t been in office six months, and he is already facing criminal investigations...

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Letter: Amtrack?

I was surprised to fin,d on my last visit to Kansas City, Missouri, that the state sponsors train service between Kansas City and St Louis.

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Letter: Long wait lines

Anytime I need to make an appointment with my primary physician it takes forever!

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Letter: Seeking help for school project

I am an elementary teacher in Idaho and I am in need of some help.

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Letter: Be that nation

I have been very saddened and alarmed by the direction our country has taken lately.

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Letter: A Tired Old Vet

I’ve talked to these old Korean War veterans and these Iraq and Afghanistan vets, and I have witnessed conflict in the Vietnam.

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Letter: Why is Scot Industries leaving the airport?

It seems incomprehensible that an industry such as Scot would leave what to all appearances is an ideal location...

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Letter: America: Love it or leave it

We have all heard this adage, and I agree.

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Letter: Inspect before buying

As when you want to buy a home, before you put any money down, you have an inspection to see what is wrong, and what needs to be fixed.

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Letter: Ban big government

Once again we the people are faced with bureaucratic nightmare.

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Letter - Re: Dane and the Paris Agreement

It is unfortunate that we are at such a point that we cannot disagree with someone without them getting hostile.

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Letter: D-Backs stadium in disrepair

A few days ago I heard on the news that Chase Field in Phoenix was in bad shape.

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Letter: Tired old vet

I’ve talked to these old Korean War veterans and these Iraq and Afghanistan vets, and I have witnessed conflict in the Vietnam.

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Letter: Re: The Removal of Confederate Monuments

It’s not too unimaginable to think of human beings in slavery when the after effects are still being felt today.

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Letter: “There Is No Global Warming or Climate Change”

Lori Gabriel-Dane, I disagree with all you stated.

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Letter: Obama Kool-Aid

In answer to Lori Gabriel-Dane’s June 9 letter in the Daily Miner regarding President Trump, where she called his supporters “uninformed, ignorant fools,” I can only say, you left out “deplorable!”

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Thank you: KRMC Cancer Center, Mohave County Search and Rescue, Community

Over 2 years ago a blood test taken by the VA indicated I may have cancer.

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Letter: Being Foolhardy

I voted for Trump and would gladly do it again. Three cheers to all the other uninformed, ignorant fools out there!

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Letter: Re: Removal of Confederate monuments

Concerning the removal of certain Confederate memorials around the countryside, I feel some should remain and some should be removed.

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Letter: Becoming civilized

It is time for our country to join the civilized world and embrace national healthcare with the advantages that come with it.

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Letter: Re "Backing out of Paris Agreement breaks promises to our children" (June 9):

Archimedes said, “Give me a lever long enough and a fulcrum on which to place it, and I can move the world.”

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Letter: In response to Rector hearing

Please let the little child rest in peace, why are the courts dragging their feet in this case?

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Letter: Donald “The Czar” Trump

Nixon was accused of being a crook, a petty burglar, who had his merry bungling burglary crew, led by G. Gordon Liddy, break into Democratic Head Quarters.

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Thank you: To Our Community, To Contributors, KHS to Route 66 Auto Sales

Last week River Medical Inc./AMR held its annual CPR challenge.

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Letter: Backing out of Paris Agreement breaks promises to our children

Trump, deciding to exit the Paris climate deal was, I’m sure, based on his campaign promise to do so.

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Letter: Millennials need to focus on voting and working

I found Daily Miner News Editor Claire Whitley’s column on Millenials so very interesting.

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Letter: Libertarian Party misconceptions get cleared up

A few weeks back, the Mohave County Libertarian Party was meeting on a Thursday night at the Black Bridge Brewery, and we were talking about the array of misconceptions about the Libertarian Party.

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Letter: Response to Boy Scouts

I’m writing in response to William Ressegue’s May 24th letter titled “Political statements don’t belong in the Boy Scouts”...

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Letter: Donald “comrade” Trump

I did not vote for him.

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Letter: Thirty years is long enough for airport authority

I attended the May 8th meeting between the city council and Kingman Airport Authority, Incorporated.

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Thank you: KRMC, Route 66 Auto Sales

Kingman High School and the athletic department would like to thank Dr. Morgan and his staff from KRMC for coming to campus on a Saturday and providing free physicals for athletes for the 2017-2018 school year.

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Letter: Ehrhardt Monuments are for the Generations to Come

The Mohave County Board of Supervisors meet Tuesday and they are supposed to discuss a letter they want sent to U.S.  Secretary of the Interior, Mr. Ryan Zinke,  requesting “Lifting of the  Monument designation throughout Arizona”of our U.S.  National Monument sites.

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Letter: The adults could be what's wrong with kids today

We hear every day people asking, “What is wrong with the kids of this generation?”

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Letter: Circuses provide jobs

Chalk up another one for the animal rights activists.

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Letter: Animal cruelty

Even after seeing a video showing the cruel treatment of animals in circuses at the April 17 board of supervisors’ meeting, Hildy Angius responded by saying there are already anti-cruelty laws in place, but obviously those laws are not sufficient.

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Letter: Summer animal care

It is that time of year again.

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Letter: Trump agenda is pro-American

Overall, Trump’s agenda is genuinely pro-America and not anti-America.

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Letter: In response to Gary Meese’s views on people not giving as much as he thinks they should

Well, Gary, just who put you in charge of my money? Who are you to tell me what I should do with my money?

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Letter: Accused felons don’t deserve bail on own recognizance

Why was Diane Maxine Richards, the former budget analyst for the City of Kingman shown favoritism despite the alleged blatant fraud.

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Letter: Send the right message

Can you imagine the message you are sending next year’s sports teams?

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Letter: Stand behind the coach

I don’t follow sports at all.

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Letter: Airport Authority concerns

So, the Kingman City Council is asking for a “forensic audit” of the books for the Kingman Airport Authority.

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Letter: We’re rationalizing our lack of giving

A few weeks ago the annual food drive was held.

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Letter: Kingman area’s water problems the same elsewhere

We have the same issues and concerns in Eastern La Paz county (Salome – Wenden area).

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Letter: Term limits can bring back honesty in government

So maybe its time for term limits.

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Letter: Friends GV say thanks

The Friends of the Golden Valley Library thank the American Legion and Women’s Auxiliary of Golden Valley for the monetary donations to help provide shelving for the book sale sheds.

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Letter: Lingenfelter Center says thanks

The Lingenfelter Center for Alzheimer’s Care and The Gardens Rehab & Care Center would like to thank Elvis “Jeff Diamond” and DJ Silver “Don”...

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Letter: Representative Gosar is betraying our Constitution

I am an outraged Kingman resident and constituent of Paul Gosar, who represents Arizona’s 4th District in the U.S. Congress.

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Letter: Outage brought a pleasant change to the busyness

I work in a store in the Butler area of town.

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Letter: $17K for a message board?

Kingman City Council votes 7-0 to pony up $17,000 for an LED message board.

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Letter: Mohave County Attorney’s Office has tunnel vision

The Mohave County Attorney’s Office has people who are lazy and only see through tunnel vision without giving any thought to other possibilities.

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Thank You: Cerbat Cliffs Golf Course, Levi Pitts and staff

Our group of four guys from Vancouver Island were traveling from Las Vegas to Phoenix in April and stopped in Kingman to play the Cerbat Cliffs Golf Course.

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Thank You: KGVAR members for the successful food drive

The Kingman/Golden Valley Association of REALTORS® would like to say thank you to all our members.

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Letter: Travel by airline at your own risk

For the past few months there has been a lot of problems concerning the airlines.

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Letter: Dissension is a good thing when it’s about our money

Being a newly relocated citizen to Northwestern Arizona, I feel in many ways that I am still in northwest Indiana.

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Letter: Shouldn’t the airport be under the city’s jurisdiction?

I would like to hear just exactly how having the airport under the city’s jurisdiction is tearing the town apart?

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Letter: Hang in there, Travis: Keep doing what you’re doing

I have put off writing because I was so furious when I read the article concerning what happened in Councilman Travis Lingenfelter’s personal life over a year ago.

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Letter: Be aware when driving, lives depend on it

A few days ago I was at a tire shop at the corner of Andy Devine Avenue and Hualapai Mountain Road.

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Letter to The Editor: Health care solution needs to take patients into account

Health Care Solution is simple: Remove the leech from the patient, also known as the bloodsucking insurance industry.

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Letter: Kingman Crossing: A Boondoggle To Nowhere

As a some what new resident of Kingman I have become dismayed at the continuing discussions of the improbable Kingman Crossing project.

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Letter: I support Travis Lingenfelter

I’m writing this note in support of Mr. Travis Lingenfelter...

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Letter: Arizona Signs made beautiful banner for food drive

I would like to thank Arizona Signs for the beautiful banner it donated...

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Letter: Are we ready impeach Trump yet?

I watched the Russian investigation today...

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Letter: We wanted change. Where is it?

I know things are getting busy, but lets not forget why “We, the People” wanted change...

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Letter: Who do they think they’re fooling?

I think its down right stupid for businesses to think that they get more suckers by saying $19.99 rather than saying $20 even.

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Letter: Net Neutrality is nothing to gloss over

Today I wrote a letter to John McCain.

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Letter: Swanty did its part to fight hunger

I would like to thank Martin Swanty, especially Ron and Chuck, for all the hard work and effort they put in for a car wash to benefit the 25th Anniversary of the Letter Carriers Food Drive, which is Saturday.

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Letter: Concerning the concern over our needy roads

I believe that most taxpaying Kingman area residents want and deserve quality roads.

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Letter: Regarding Kingman’s need for a mall

We have empty shopping centers like the one by the theater, and there are other strip malls with empty storefronts.

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Letter: Building a mall in Kingman would waste time and money

I agree 100 percent with T. Allen about Kingman building a mall.

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Letter: Re: ‘A Pedestrian in Kingman’

I appreciated the pedestrian story written by Mr. Aaron Ricca.

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Letter: Fun Run is coming, why is the city paving Caprock Avenue?

Why is the city paving Caprock Avenue today (Tuesday)?

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Letter: We, the Patients, deserve better

As many years that I’ve been going to doctors, I firmly and strongly resent how our medical professionals treat their patients.

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Letter: Trump’s 100 days: What has he done?

What has Trump done for our country or our people in the first 100 days?

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Letter: Kingman does need a mall

I just read the opinion of an individual who felt we didn’t need a mall.

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Letter: Bug Bites: Prevention is key

About the bug bites: Never assume that the brown recluse is rare in our part of the country.

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Letter: Sen. Flake driving Mexican Gray Wolf to extinction

Senator Jeff Flake has introduced legislation that will drive the Mexican gray wolf (the Lobo) to extinction.

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Letter: Elk on the seal: Wishful thinking?

After reading Mr. Martin’s story in Tuesday’s paper...

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Letter: There are more roads than just downtown

What about the rest of Kingman?

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Letter: Kingman doesn’t need a mall

Last week the wife and I took a little drive out to the airport area to see what all the hubbub was about concerning the building of a mall.

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Letter: Love Sees No Color

If love was in the rainbow what color would it be?

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Letter: Pain management starts too strong, too fast

It seems that doctors and drug companies are still linked at the hip.

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Letter: Re: Ian Cooper (Letters April 25)

I pray for your soul!!!

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Letter: When it comes to opioid abuse, how about we look at the overprescribing doctors?

I have been on Vicodin/Hydrocodone since the late ‘80’s due to nerve damage in my shoulder.

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Letter: America The Great

Our country will not die as a result of external powers.

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Letter: Re: “Only atheists are going to be shocked at the end,” by R. Hill April 21

We know there is nothing after life because there is no mechanism to keep consciousness working.

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Letter: Kingman Airport: Perfect as a relief airport

Las Vegas McCarran Airport needs a relief airport.

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Letter: Evolution, science and fantasy

The April 18 Community Views article “Evolution fails the test” demonstrates a vast lack of knowledge and understanding of evolution, genetics, ecology and geology.

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Letter: Only atheists are going to be shocked at the end

An atheist once told me I would be in awe and shock when I died because no heaven existed, no hell, just nothingness.

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Letter: Seniors’ social security is being taxed unfairly

Attention retired baby boomers...

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Letter: Many minds will make Trump’s promises difficult to fulfill

A while back I came across the following verses in the Bible.

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Letter: United Airlines made a huge mistake

I am writing in response to that incident that happened with United Airlines.

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Letter: A poem for all the spring cleaners out there

Since everyone is talking about spring cleaning these days, I thought someone might enjoy this.

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Letter: Skeptic? Not anymore

This letter is in response to the skeptic letters about God and the Bible I have been reading.

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Letter: It’s sad to not have anything to look forward to

In response to T. Allen’s letter, it must be a sad life to not having anything to look forward to after you die.

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Letter: If they’re going to get fixed, tax increases are necessary

If there was ever a time to tell your congressman or woman what you want them to do, this would be a good time to do it because they can’t agree on how to pay for many things, including fixing the Affordable Care Act.

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Letter: Kingman will always be one of America’s Best Communities

Just days remain in the America’s Best Communities competition; a $10 million prize competition supported by Frontier Communications, DISH Network, CoBank and The Weather Channel.

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Letter: MCSO needed in Valle Vista

There has been numerous break-ins to automobiles and even into a garage here in the Valle Vista community in the last two months or so.

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Letter: Attracting industry will bring the desired growth

As a longtime and frustrated property owner in the Kingman/Golden Valley area, my suggestion for growth is that the backwards City Council need to attract industry, not restaurants.

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Letter: It’s cyclical

Life is a cycle and so is the business world.

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Letter: Helping with the TV

It’s called fit-to-screen setting.

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Letter: The nation has lost its anchor

James Robbins’ excellent letter pointing out our now “PC” nation fits into the Bible’s admonition that “each man did what seemed right in his own eyes” with the end result being confusion and turmoil.

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Letter: City recycling program is just fine the way it is

Did you know that homes with alleyways have their trash cans in the alley and four homes have to share the same bin?

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Letter: A solution for uninvited pigeons

I had pigeons on my house about three years ago.

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Letter: “The 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee” was a fine performance

My husband and I attended the play at Lee Williams High School Friday and were totally entertained by the exceptional cast of the “The 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee.”

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Letter: We need to enjoy our time on Earth

Here we go again …

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Letter: Traffic on west Beale Street is getting worse and worse

For all of us drivers that have to travel to Kingman from Golden Valley, the backed-up traffic is a problem that’s going from bad to worse.

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Thank you, KRMC & Dr. Yamaguchi

KRMC & Dr. Yamamguchi

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Letter: What is going on with those letters on the television

I would like to know why it is whenever they have type on the television screen the letters are cut off?

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Letter: American excellence

The alarm goes off. Time to get up, arise to the challenge of a new day.

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Letter: Rep. Gosar to announce art winners

Rep. Paul Gosar is announcing the 2017 winners of the Congressional Art Competition on April 29 from 2-4 p.m. at the Desert Caballeros Western Museum in Wickenburg.

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Letter: Napolitano made his point

I agree with Mr. Napolitano’s letter printed April 4.

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Letter: Get a grip on the dust

Per the morning newspaper and my mother-in-law who lives in our home on East Stampede Road in Long Mountain Ranch.

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Letter: Minimum wage works

Minimum wage is a good thing.

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Letter: Fifteen disabled lost services

The 15 people with developmental disabilities served by our ACHIEVE Human Services Kingman program site lost their employment program support and, for some, the ability to earn a paycheck altogether on March 13.

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Letter: Trust The Lord

I would like to continue my conversation with T. Allen about the Bible.

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Letter: An economic bubble bursting into a depression is coming

Some people who predicted the bursting of economic bubbles in the past say we are in for a depression from massive government borrowing and money printing.

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Letter: Minimum wage is a challenge, but business has to make it work

This is regarding the minimum wage and the complaints business owners have regarding it.

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Letter: Good Kingman ordinance protects taxpayers

Three cheers for the Kingman City Council in opposing Angle Homes, which wants our citizens and taxpayers to take on more of the risks for his new developments.

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Thank You: Squeaky wheel or correcting a mistake?

My recent Letter To The Editor, blistering Suddenlink’s callous billing practices apparently did not go unnoticed.

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Thank You: Kingman Animal Hospital

Kingman Animal Hospital deserves to be recognized for their contributions to this community.

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Letter: Bighorn Sheep on Mohave County seal

Never in my life have I seen a more majestic animal than the Bighorn Sheep perched up on a hill near Hoover Dam but on the Arizona side.

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Letter: Attention All Veterans

It’s really sad the way you are treated when it comes to your health.

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Letter: Common Denominator accounts for the turmoil

Turmoil in the world has many sources, but I am persuaded there is a common denominator.

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Letter: Is anyone regulating this?

Every time I turn around the costs keep going UP UP UP...

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Letter: Health care is not the job of the federal government

If the passage of Obamacare didn’t make us all know that Big Government and health care don’t belong in the same room, then Trumpcare and its failure to pass would certainly proved the point that the founders already knew and understood.

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Letter: The blame game

Mr. President, you and Mr. Ryan can take the blame.

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Letter: Taxes paid, fix the potholes

Interesting letter by the fellow who stated you can buy a bag of asphalt repair for $8.

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Letter: Instead of ending programs, how about charging for them?

I have been hearing many rumors about cuts in federal programs that could effect those who need help the most.

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Letter: Hoping there is some pride in stealing a banner

This is an open letter to the thief or thieves who stole the Kamp Girl Power Banner in Golden Valley.

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Letter: We’re in trouble if the Russian stories are true

Well many years ago, a very famous old Soviet Union leader made a statement that ran in a well-known American magazine publication.

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Letter: If It Pleases the Crown

Would thou kindly repair the roads we were already taxed to build, as to minimize damage to the cars we are annually taxed to own, which we purchased with income you already taxed.

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Letter: Stamper Brown boils the blood

There are so many misstatements in Susan Stamper Brown’s March 21 column that it’s hard to know where to begin.

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Letter: Inexpensive weed killer

I found an inexpensive recipe that kills weeds and grass.

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Letter: There are more roads other than the ones downtown

I see in the March 9 edition of “The Miner” that the city council has given their support to the milling and paving of Route 66 between Hall and 8th streets.

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Letter: TRUTH

What matters most...

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Letter: Do Mohave County officials take tours?

How often do any of our county officials especially supervisors, health or environment departments tour the districts of Mohave County?

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Letter: Officials behind the scene action destroying wildlife

Anyone enjoying wildlife, walking in the woods, a sunset, or the beach is affected by the behind the scenes actions of some elective officials to destroy the endangered species act, wildlife, and taxpayer’s public lands and parks to pass bills without public knowledge or opposition to feed their greed.

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Letter: Reply to Hubble Ray Smith’s “The High Cost of Repeal”

Gloom and doom “the sky is falling.”

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Letter: All the support for the color run is appreciated

Kingman Academy of Learning Intermediate School would like to thank our Wrangler parents, students, staff and friends for coming out to have fun with us at our first My School Color Run.

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Letter of Appreciation for Kingman Police Officer Joshua Lucero

Dear Chief Devries, My name is David Kraft, from Saint Clair Shores, Michigan. The reason I am writing is to share with you a positive experience I had with one of your off-duty officers, Joshua Lucero.

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Letter: Kingman has great citizens

I was passing through Kingman and stopped at Walmart.

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Letter: Is it really going to be great?

Trump’s idea of Making America great again is...

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Letter: Adults need to listen better

Here is food for thought especially to the rich and snotty groups all over this great country of ours.

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Letter: Keep Gosar accountable to his own standards

Paul Gosar has been my representative for about two years.

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Letter: Being guardedly optimistic about Kingman

I think that most responsible Kingman citizens are guardedly optimistic about our city.

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Letter: Is there a Roads Department in Kingman?

What is happening with Kingman road maintenance?

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Letter: George Hays gives nod to NASA Command Control

Re: ‘Golden Valley’s George Hays never went to space, but he helped those who did,’ March 1, Daily Miner:

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Letter: Pothole solution for Kingman

I love the daily stories about potholes.

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Letter: This is a reply to Shawn Byrne’s editorial “Pride, lies and hyprocisy”

Even now as a registered Republican, I found it difficult to vote for Governor Ducey.

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Letter: Republican led government about itself, not middle class

Wow, looks like the first attempt for the Republicans helps the government, but doesn’t do much for the middle class.

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Letter: Religious views on science ‘don’t pan out’

In response to Karen Fays viewpoint on a flat earth, I feel I must do a rebuttal since my name was mentioned in her letter.

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Letter: Re:  Sunday, March 5 opinion article by the Miner Editor, Shawn Byrne

I guess Mr. Byrne has some inside “evidence” that proves that then Senator Sessions lied to Congress when asked a very direct question and he gave a very direct answer.

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Thank you: Students at Cerbat Elementary are OK in my book!

The students at Cerbat Elementary show kindness, thoughtfulness and joy.

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Letter: Casella’s letter great, but there is one issue

Great well-written article by Jason Casella in the Feb. 28 paper.

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Letter: It’s treason

A Russian hack of our electoral system with alleged collusion of Trump and his campaign staff.

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Letter: Teachers need majors in their subject matter

The deterioration of the quality of teaching in America can be traced directly to the notion that teachers need to major in education, rather than the subject matter of what they teach.

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Letter: Kudos to the Miner in becoming ‘objective’

I was very happy to see a while ago you unpoliticized your paper.

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Letter: Responding to Evolution Debate Part lll

I was cruising right along with Mr. Boggess’ viewpoint on evolution until he brought God aboard.

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Letter: Re: “Our nation is under attack,” letter written by Jack Hommel Feb. 24

Great job, but a couple of things need to be addressed.

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Letter: The high cost of not repealing Obamacare

Those who forget history are condemned to repeat it.

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Letter: Labor pool is already too big for open borders

It has to be said that our biggest problems can all be solved with proper border control and immigration reform.

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Letter: Local government governs best

I am very happy to see our new government returning minor things to the state level.

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Local infrastructure needs attention before growth projects

Regarding Kingman Crossing and/or Rattlesnake Wash: Before either of these ambitious growth projects are looked at, we need to take a closer look at the existing problems with Beverly Avenue and Stockon Hill Road, not to mention the pothole roads.

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Letter: Looking for honesty

For those who continue to watch the Best in Show from Westminster.

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Letter: Driver Education for slow drivers should be a must

Since you have a news story about ADOT, I would like to see drivers education for slow drivers getting on the freeway.

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KRMC, Kingman Crossing letter full of inaccuracies

Regarding the March 2 letter headlined, KRMC and Kingman Crossing: Is it a good mix?

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Letters: Two brief sides to the water issue

I went today to the property today and was given a very nice Joshua to transplant.

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Letter: Medicare considers elderly expendable

Medicare has declared war on those of us who are over 75 and refer to us as expendables!

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Letter: Justice Must Be Served

In this great country of ours, this legal system is done unfairly, and we, as taxpayers, should take a stand and fight.

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Letter: Science contributes to understanding

In Boggess’s rebuttal on Feb. 22nd to evolution he makes various claims, one of which is that evolution and natural selection are not the same.

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Letter: Sound principles have returned due to election

This great nation was founded by imperfect people from many walks of life.

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Letter: Bible’s references to flat earth not to be taken literally

I would like to comment on the letter written by T. Allen on Feb. 3.

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Letter: More on the politics of pain

Regarding the story the Politics of Pain: My husband is in the exact same boat as Jay Fleming, nerve pain from a screwed up spinal surgery.

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Letter: BLM’s Rule 2.0 might not be sexy, but we need it

Thank you for covering the important ramifications of the ongoing attempt to repeal BLM’s Planning 2.0 process.

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Letter: 'It's such an exciting time to be alive'

There is now a commonsense approach to life “out there” in the universe.

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Letter: Patriotism is to the country, not a person

Those calling for anyone to show their patriotism to support any person, president, governor, legislators, mayors:

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Leave Sen. McCain alone

Trump is once again attacking our hero Senator John McCain, calling him a loser, among the many insults.

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Letter: Homes-owner can't catch a tax break

Mohave County property taxes go up by about 3 percent? I own three separate houses in three different communities in Kingman and the values have all gone up exactly 5 percent for next tax season?

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Letter: The Affordable Care Act has to go

The Affordable Care Act is no longer affordable, it never was

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Letter: Don't demonize opioid users

Over the last month there has been a lot of articles in the Kingman Daily Miner and on TV about opioid usage.

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Letters: Evolution debate, Part III

It seems to me that there is a lot of confusion concerning the difference between evolution and natural selection.

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Letter: Enforce the no cell phone while driving ban

Kingman Police, City Council and Mayor, I am putting you on notice.

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Grateful for service providers

As an 11 year resident of Valle Vista I would like to give a big shout out to these service providers during the busy holiday season.

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Thanks, Gifts of Hope participants

Arizona’s Children Association would like to thank all who participated in the 2016 Gifts of Hope to support children in need this holiday season

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Letter: Motorcycles meet potholes

I read your article on potholes and you mentioned that funding had been cut in 2008.

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Letter: Thanks, but with concern

Thank you for publishing in your paper our blood drive on Jan. 28.

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Letter: Street signs of the times

Everybody talks about improving the looks of the city, but nobody mentions the drunken street signs.

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Letter: Did GOP crash Democrats’ party?

While reading the Miner at breakfast Thursday, page 3, I noticed in the subject photo, on the wall, a couple of Republicans who found out about the meeting!

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Letter: Waterboarding ISIS prisoners shouldn’t be a problem

Today water boarding came up again.

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Letter: No one read the ACA act before it passed

A little reminder about the ACA (Obamacare).

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Letter: Somebody do something

Re: The Daily Miner Jan. 31 front page “It’s time for a serious talk about water - well monitoring now seen as a critical step” – It’s beginning to sound more and more like an insult to the intelligence of the people of Kingman.

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Letter: Anti-Trump, pro Constitution

I am writing in response to recent opinion letters voicing concern that those who do not support Donald Trump do not understand the Constitution, the definitions of a republic or a democracy, or the functions of the Electoral College.

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Letter: Trump will ‘Make America Great Again’

Here we go again! Roger Simon, national columnist, whining because Mr. Trump got almost 3 million less votes than Hillary and so he should not be president.

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Tit for Tat; GOP blocked Obama's every move

In response to Nancy Adams letter dated Feb. 9, regarding “Democratic nonsense:”

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Letter: Mandarin Orchid House is very professional

This is a belated thank you to all at the Mandarin Orchid House.

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Pot holes damage your tires

One might wonder should citizens of Kingman, Mohave County ask their elected officials where is that tax dollar going to keep the roads maintained?

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Letter: My pleasure to serve the public as DES director

Serving 633 days as the director of the Arizona Department of Economic Security remains one of my greatest blessings.

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Letter: Aqueducts would help the water issue

“Here’s to drinking ‘Cool Water’ for years to come” by Shawn Byrne in the Jan. 22 Daily Miner really hit the nail on the head.

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Letter: Democratic Party needs to do the right thing

I would like to ask for opinions about the Democratic Party regarding all this delaying of voting and creating blocks for President Trump and his administration.

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Community Viewpoint: Give us Boffo and Shapiro

I was pleased to see the editorial note in response to Mr. Saylor’s Feb 2 letter about the need for more conservative columnists in the Miner.

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Letter: Insane water, sewer bill

I am currently paying my water bill and my blood pressure is sky high because of the injustice hoisted on the citizens of Kingman who live downtown.

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A different take on the theory of evolution

Thank you for both editorials in your Feb. 1 edition of the Kingman Daily Miner.

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Letter of thanks: Kingman Cancer Care Unit grateful for support

What a great community Kingman is in supporting our local Kingman Cancer Care Unit.

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Letter: What Women’s Rights?

After watching 25 hours of the wonderful two-day inauguration ceremonies this Saturday morning, I turned on the TV to one of the women’s marches.

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Community Viewpoint: Science and Religion Have Butted Heads Before

He asked how his beliefs affect a non-believer.

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Why in our backyard?

As I read from time to time about the high level of blowdown noise coming from the Hackberry natural gas pumping station, there is always this missing data. Which came first, the pumping station, or the nearby residents?

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Miner needs conservative columnists

As I sit here watching Donald Trump being sworn in while reading my Jan. 20 edition of the Daily Miner, your opinion page rocks me!

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Letter: Regarding the burros...

First let me say that I am an animal lover to the nth degree and that abuse or mistreatment of any animal angers me.

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Letter: Kingman VA saved Dad’s life

My parents are longtime Kingman residents and my father is a Korean War veteran, having served proudly in the United States Navy.

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Letter: Trump’s Interior pick must choose from BLM to lead BLM

I, like many other Americans outside Montana, had not heard your name prior to your being nominated by President Trump for Secretary of the Interior.

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Where's McCain on the VA?

I am very curious about Senator John McCain and the Phoenix VA.

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Letter: Elated over Dr. Govan’s return to Kingman

I am elated and overjoyed to hear the good news of the return of our beloved Dr. Govan to his medical practice here in Kingman.

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Letter: Take a pay cut

I have just read Rep. Noel Campbell’s idea of raising the gas tax ten cents, and adding an annual fee of $30 for motorists to pay every time they buy insurance.

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Make Downtown Great Again

Congratulations to the new mayor and city council members in 2017.

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Letter: Don't cellphone and drive

Thank you Daily Miner for your Sunday story on cellphones.

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Letter: Goodbye, circus. You will be missed.

I was reading that after 146 years Ringling Bros. & Barnum & Bailey Circus was taking down the Big Top for the final time this spring.

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Letter: No shame in believing

To all nonbelievers: I have often asked the Lord to give me the words that would make an unbeliever take notice.

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Letter: Revenge of the government?

Thought I’d pass along some of the latest cullings from internet land. I haven’t much else to do today after my car was stolen around 2:30 a.m. Dec. 19 – this after my recent exposes of this government’s crime wave and profiteering

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Treat her right

Don’t just treat your lady only on Valentine’s Day, but all the time!

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Letter: Turning over a new leaf is hard to do in Kingman

Being young in Kingman doesn’t give a person much of a chance in life.

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Letter: Editors need to give Trump a chance

My name is Garry Saylor. I, for easy identification, install “GV” between first and last name when I write to the opinion page.

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Letter: Obama’s shameful treatment of Israel

It is absolutely shameful that, as Obama is going out the door, he again sticks a knife in Israel’s back, this time in the form of doing nothing so as to allow the UN to pass a resolution (in late December) that, among other things, takes the Jewish state borders back to the 1967 war.

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Letter of thanks: What a fantastic night!

KUSD Transportation No. 20 entered a bus in the Parade of Lights. This was a totally new experience for me as the new KUSD Transportation Manager.

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Letter of thanks: MIKID grateful

As we come to the close of the 9th annual Turkey Wars Fundraiser, I wish to thank Denny’s Restaurant

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Letter: Jimmy Belk has the answer to global warming

I went to the federal courthouse to sue the water company, case No. 2:15-CV-00543-JCM-CWH. It was dismissed.

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Letter: Look long and hard at Kingman Crossing

Does the mayor or anyone on the city council read the news, watch television or keep up with the national news?

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Letter: Trump’s election has me fond of the GOP again

OK, I am the guy from Golden Valley with the one-track mind that has pleaded for the election of Donald Trump on and on since 2012.

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Letter: Answer where we are from must be realistic

In response to Ted Holcomb’s letter on evolution, I agree with him, but only to a degree.

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Letter of thanks: Grateful for Dr. Sahawneh, et al.

I would like to convey my gratitude and thanks to Dr. Sahawneh, RN Deb, RN Morgan and all the rest of the staff who were involved with my procedure on Dec. 13, 2016.

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Letter of thanks: Thank you, Miner

My first physical exertion every morning is to walk to the driveway and pick up the Daily Miner.

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Letter: Elks’ PTSD Dog Foundation helps veterans

I applaud the Miner’s article on PTSD in the Sunday, Dec. 18 edition of the Daily Miner.

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Letter: 5 Kingman Crossing questions

Re: Your most recent Kingman Crossing piece.

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Letter: Man did not evolve

Have you ever wondered before our fire and spear-throwing age how we survived?

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Letter: About Law and Order

The idea of law and order is a huge subject to write about but I’ll tackle the subject according to the Bible.

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Letter: Airport needs more tenants so let’s get rid of the bureaucrats

The front page of Dec. 12’s paper was a breath of fresh air for the people of Mohave County, not just the City of Kingman.

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Letter: Traffic light, please?

What will it take to get a stoplight at Thompson and 66?

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Letter: Trump has a failed foreign policy already

President-elect Donald Trump has not been sworn into office yet, but he still managed to anger China and Iran.

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Letter: Merry Christmas from pregnancy center

The staff, volunteers and board of the Advice and Aid Pregnancy Center wish the great people of Kingman a most merry and holy Christmas and a healthy, blessed and prosperous New Year!

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Letter of thanks: Thanks, Apex Wrecking

I went to Apex Wrecking at 3900 Route 66 Thursday to find a part for my radio in my Chevy pickup.

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Letter: Mexico, U.S. car companies will pay for wall Arizona needs

I just did a search on U.S. cars being built in Mexico. The results were disgusting.

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Letter: A poem for the President-elect

Hi, I wrote this poem early the morning of Nov. 13 while still in bed.

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Letter: The dismantling of America

For eighteen months, the world listened to Donald Trump peddle his brand of hatred and bigotry.

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Letter: Trump has no ulterior motives

As this year rolls to its end, the high note on Nov. 8 is still the music that lulls me to sleep at night.

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Letter: Hollywood, CIA team up to make movies for sheep

Just watched the trailer for another one of “their” movies, “Office Christmas Party"...

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Letter of thanks: Pow R Tow is excellent

I would like to give a shout out to Mike’s Pow R Tow.

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Letter of thanks: Garlic Clove a gem

I recently found a gem in Kingman, not the diamond type, but almost as perfect.

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Letter: Movie suggestions for the Hollywood crowd

I’ve written a couple letters and posted comments at this site regarding this country’s film industry.

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Letter: Poor driving leads to more accidents

A few days ago I heard on the news that the accident rate is up better than ten percent.

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Letter: Trust and faith in legal system is lost

Our legal system is a joke.

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Letter: More on Advice & Aid Pregnancy Center

I’m writing in response to the December 1 letter by Joanne Wilson, in which she attempts to defend the presence of Advice and Aid Pregnancy Center volunteers in local classrooms.

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Letter of thanks: Healing Hooves grateful for businesses’ support

Kingman’s Healing Hooves would like to thank the following businesses for their support with our third annual Hotrods to Horses car show.

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Letter of thanks: Clothe-A-Child yard sale a big success

The yard sale for the Clothe-A-Child was a success due to the hard work of our club members and the use of the Cerbat Lanes parking lot, the Kingman Daily Miner, KGMN and KYET radio.

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Letter: The real dumbing down of America

In response to the letter from Lori Gabriel-Dane): The “Dumbing down of America” has been going on for a long time, but Lori mentions the wrong people.

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Letter: Canyon 66 deserves your patronage

I have a suggestion for locals looking for a nice, informal place for an evening out. As a satisfied customer, I recommend the Ramada Inn Canyon Restaurant on Route 66.

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Letter of thanks: Shout out to Mike’s Pow R Tow

I would like to give a shout out to Mike’s Pow R Tow.

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Letter of thanks: Mutt Matchers grateful to Road Riders

On Oct. 29, the Desert Road Riders Motorcycle Club had their annual “going to the dogs” run for Mutt Matchers & Friends.

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Letter: Dick Grounds Field: The name belongs there

I was pleasantly surprised as a I drove by the campus at Lee Williams High School last week. I noticed that the large sign on Beale Street’s Lee Williams Campus that read “Lee Williams Volunteers” now has an additional graphic that reads “Dick Grounds Field.”

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Letter: A history lesson on the Confederacy

Confederate Krusaders – Once again, the kind, caring group of people known as the Confederate Krusaders have been erroneously slandered and accused of disrespecting the veterans.

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Letter of thanks: Neath is cancer free thanks to KRMC

Today I am kidney cancer free! Here’s my story: I was admitted into KRMC hospital on the Fourth of July weekend.

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Letter: Praise for Gosar

To the honorable members of the House Paul A. Gosar, DDS

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Letter: Court security guard was wrong

I take a lot of pictures and what the security guard did was very wrong.

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Letter: Trump is the answer

I’m ba-a-ack. I have been splitting time between caring for my wife who has spent the past year in and out of KRMC fighting off five strokes (brain), and moving back to our “new” house 3.3 miles away.

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Letter: Liberals are the real racist obstructionists

I have been quiet for some time now and have not sent out any response to any of the foolish letters that I have seen in our paper. Well I feel I must respond to the letter from Lori Gabriel Dane.

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Letter: Veterans disrespected at parade

Downtown Kingman was once again this year’s host to the Veteran’s Day parade. Our veterans were well represented and it was a beautiful day for a parade.

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Letter: Millions of illegal votes

Numerous statements have been made in the Opinion section about Hillary winning the popular vote. It wouldn’t matter except there are many who don’t understand the Electoral College that is most necessary for a fair election.

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Letter of thanks: Compassion was a comfort

We would like to thank the staff and the doctor at the Kingman Animal Hospital for the kindness shown to us at the loss of Sparky, our companion for 17 plus years.

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Letter of thanks: Thanks, Hubble

Many thanks to Hubble Smith about the article on Operation Veteran. Thank you, thank you, thank you.

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Letter: True haters

t is obvious from the virulence, violence and vitriol that the true haters in this country are the members of the Democrat Left.

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Racism the only explanation

The “dumbing down of America” was never more evident than on election night, 2016.

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Letter: Things that matter

I don’t normally write into the paper but this is a different time in our history.

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Letter of thanks: KHS grateful for library donations

On behalf of the students and faculty of Kingman High School, we would like to send our most sincere thanks to the owners and staff of Furniture Liquidators, who so generously donated to our library reading area a brand new genuine leather sofa, love seat and microfiber chair and a half!

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Letter: Proud to stand for the flag

I am writing in response to two articles I recently read in the Kingman Daily Miner on Oct. 25.

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Letter: Context needed

With reference to the opinion letter of Oct. 9 regarding the police shootings, there are a few things that the writer did not take into consideration.

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Letter: Several sets of laws

In a country based on the rule of law, a country founded on the principle all citizens are equal under the law; can the rule of law in America survive a Clinton win?

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Letter: More from NACFD No. 1 candidates

My name is Jim Bailey. I am currently the board chairman for the Northern Arizona Consolidated Fire District. I would ask you for your continued support for current NACFD board member Eric Berg, NACFD board clerk Mike Collins and myself.

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Letter: NACFD No. 1 candidates speak up

Mrs. Sue Wilkin and Mr. Gerald (Jerry) Lucero are running for two of the positions open within the Northern Arizona Consolidated Fire District No. 1.

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Letter: Pot is a problem

For the past several months there have been a lot of ads on TV about legalizing marijuana in Arizona.

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Letter: The truth about the pregnancy center’s mission

As sinister as Aleeta Stamn would like the Advice and Aid Pregnancy Center to sound in her libelous tirade of Sept. 29, the truth is far different.

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Letter: A stand-up guy

I stand for the Pledge of Allegiance to show respect for the boys who lost their lives in our many conflicts to win and maintain our freedom.

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Letter: National disgrace

I am 72. I remember the I Like Ike of the early 1950s, my first national election. I have seen and I have voted in every election for our leader.

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Letter: No use for used water

In “Moss: The future requires us to augment groundwater supplies” by Hubble Ray Smith in the Oct. 11 Daily Miner, recharging the aquifers by treating wastewater is mentioned.

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Letter: Pray, then vote

As a mother of a son who gave his life for our beloved country, and another son and his wife who have three beautiful children, I am extremely concerned about the future existence of the USA.

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Letter: Know the facts

It’s vitally important that high school students/pregnant women know all the facts before making any life-changing decision.

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Letter of thanks: Moulder grateful for queen support

I would like to take the opportunity to thank all of the individuals and businesses who generously sponsored me in my endeavor to successfully run for Andy Devine Days Rodeo Queen.

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Letter of thanks: Thanks to all who helped with cemetery project

On behalf of Mountain View Cemetery, and the citizens of Kingman, I would like to extend my sincere thanks and appreciation to the United Way, CARE: Sandbox and Clean City Commission for the donation of materials and labor needed to landscape the street front of the cemetery.

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Letter: Urgent warning from Oklahoma

The old saying that, “Nero played the fiddle (Violin) while Rome burned” is pretty much what America is doing now.

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Letter: Politicians: Do your job

Hey why don’t all of us have a “joint”? These so-called politicians, local and national, seem to think they get paid to interfere and tell us what we can and can’t do in our private life.

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Letter of thanks: Walther family grateful for compassion

Recently our family suffered a tragic and unexpected loss of a family member. My son and I would like to personally thank so many individuals who responded with kindness, concern and offered love and prayers.

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Letter: Vote yes on Prop 205

Voters should vote yes to Proposition 205 to legalize marijuana for personal use. Of course the federal government doesn’t want that to happen along with the FDA who stand to lose a lot of money.