October 12, 2016
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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.
If love was in the rainbow what color would it be?
It seems that doctors and drug companies are still linked at the hip.
I pray for your soul!!!
I have been on Vicodin/Hydrocodone since the late ‘80’s due to nerve damage in my shoulder.
Our country will not die as a result of external powers.
We know there is nothing after life because there is no mechanism to keep consciousness working.
Las Vegas McCarran Airport needs a relief airport.
The April 18 Community Views article “Evolution fails the test” demonstrates a vast lack of knowledge and understanding of evolution, genetics, ecology and geology.
An atheist once told me I would be in awe and shock when I died because no heaven existed, no hell, just nothingness.
Attention retired baby boomers...
A while back I came across the following verses in the Bible.
I am writing in response to that incident that happened with United Airlines.
Since everyone is talking about spring cleaning these days, I thought someone might enjoy this.
This letter is in response to the skeptic letters about God and the Bible I have been reading.
In response to T. Allen’s letter, it must be a sad life to not having anything to look forward to after you die.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Life is a cycle and so is the business world.
It’s called fit-to-screen setting.
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.
Did you know that homes with alleyways have their trash cans in the alley and four homes have to share the same bin?
I had pigeons on my house about three years ago.
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.”
Here we go again …
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.
KRMC & Dr. Yamamguchi
I would like to know why it is whenever they have type on the television screen the letters are cut off?
The alarm goes off. Time to get up, arise to the challenge of a new day.
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.
I agree with Mr. Napolitano’s letter printed April 4.
Per the morning newspaper and my mother-in-law who lives in our home on East Stampede Road in Long Mountain Ranch.
Minimum wage is a good thing.
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.
I would like to continue my conversation with T. Allen about the Bible.
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.
This is regarding the minimum wage and the complaints business owners have regarding it.
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.
Kingman Animal Hospital deserves to be recognized for their contributions to this community.
My recent Letter To The Editor, blistering Suddenlink’s callous billing practices apparently did not go unnoticed.
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.
It’s really sad the way you are treated when it comes to your health.
Turmoil in the world has many sources, but I am persuaded there is a common denominator.
Every time I turn around the costs keep going UP UP UP...
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.
Mr. President, you and Mr. Ryan can take the blame.
This is an open letter to the thief or thieves who stole the Kamp Girl Power Banner in Golden Valley.
Interesting letter by the fellow who stated you can buy a bag of asphalt repair for $8.
I have been hearing many rumors about cuts in federal programs that could effect those who need help the most.
Well many years ago, a very famous old Soviet Union leader made a statement that ran in a well-known American magazine publication.
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.
There are so many misstatements in Susan Stamper Brown’s March 21 column that it’s hard to know where to begin.
I found an inexpensive recipe that kills weeds and grass.
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.
What matters most...
How often do any of our county officials especially supervisors, health or environment departments tour the districts of Mohave County?
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.
Gloom and doom “the sky is falling.”
I was passing through Kingman and stopped at Walmart.
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.
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.
Trump’s idea of Making America great again is...
Here is food for thought especially to the rich and snotty groups all over this great country of ours.
Paul Gosar has been my representative for about two years.
I think that most responsible Kingman citizens are guardedly optimistic about our city.
What is happening with Kingman road maintenance?
Re: ‘Golden Valley’s George Hays never went to space, but he helped those who did,’ March 1, Daily Miner:
I love the daily stories about potholes.
Even now as a registered Republican, I found it difficult to vote for Governor Ducey.
I just read your story about landlords.
Wow, looks like the first attempt for the Republicans helps the government, but doesn’t do much for the middle class.
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.
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.
The students at Cerbat Elementary show kindness, thoughtfulness and joy.
Great well-written article by Jason Casella in the Feb. 28 paper.
A Russian hack of our electoral system with alleged collusion of Trump and his campaign staff.
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.
I was very happy to see a while ago you unpoliticized your paper.
I was cruising right along with Mr. Boggess’ viewpoint on evolution until he brought God aboard.
Great job, but a couple of things need to be addressed.
Those who forget history are condemned to repeat it.
It has to be said that our biggest problems can all be solved with proper border control and immigration reform.
I am very happy to see our new government returning minor things to the state level.
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.
For those who continue to watch the Best in Show from Westminster.
Since you have a news story about ADOT, I would like to see drivers education for slow drivers getting on the freeway.
Regarding the March 2 letter headlined, KRMC and Kingman Crossing: Is it a good mix?
I went today to the property today and was given a very nice Joshua to transplant.
Medicare has declared war on those of us who are over 75 and refer to us as expendables!
In this great country of ours, this legal system is done unfairly, and we, as taxpayers, should take a stand and fight.
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.
This great nation was founded by imperfect people from many walks of life.
I would like to comment on the letter written by T. Allen on Feb. 3.
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.
Thank you for covering the important ramifications of the ongoing attempt to repeal BLM’s Planning 2.0 process.
There is now a commonsense approach to life “out there” in the universe.
Those calling for anyone to show their patriotism to support any person, president, governor, legislators, mayors:
Trump is once again attacking our hero Senator John McCain, calling him a loser, among the many insults.
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?
The Affordable Care Act is no longer affordable, it never was
Over the last month there has been a lot of articles in the Kingman Daily Miner and on TV about opioid usage.
It seems to me that there is a lot of confusion concerning the difference between evolution and natural selection.
Kingman Police, City Council and Mayor, I am putting you on notice.
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.
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
I read your article on potholes and you mentioned that funding had been cut in 2008.
Thank you for publishing in your paper our blood drive on Jan. 28.
Everybody talks about improving the looks of the city, but nobody mentions the drunken street signs.
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!
Today water boarding came up again.
A little reminder about the ACA (Obamacare).
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.
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.
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.
In response to Nancy Adams letter dated Feb. 9, regarding “Democratic nonsense:”
This is a belated thank you to all at the Mandarin Orchid House.
One might wonder should citizens of Kingman, Mohave County ask their elected officials where is that tax dollar going to keep the roads maintained?
Serving 633 days as the director of the Arizona Department of Economic Security remains one of my greatest blessings.
“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.
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.
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.
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.
Thank you for both editorials in your Feb. 1 edition of the Kingman Daily Miner.
What a great community Kingman is in supporting our local Kingman Cancer Care Unit.
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.
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?
He asked how his beliefs affect a non-believer.
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!
First let me say that I am an animal lover to the nth degree and that abuse or mistreatment of any animal angers me.
My parents are longtime Kingman residents and my father is a Korean War veteran, having served proudly in the United States Navy.
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.
I am very curious about Senator John McCain and the Phoenix VA.
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.
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.
Congratulations to the new mayor and city council members in 2017.
Thank you Daily Miner for your Sunday story on cellphones.
I was reading that after 146 years Ringling Bros. & Barnum & Bailey Circus was taking down the Big Top for the final time this spring.
To all nonbelievers: I have often asked the Lord to give me the words that would make an unbeliever take notice.
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
Don’t just treat your lady only on Valentine’s Day, but all the time!
Being young in Kingman doesn’t give a person much of a chance in life.
My name is Garry Saylor. I, for easy identification, install “GV” between first and last name when I write to the opinion page.
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.
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.
As we come to the close of the 9th annual Turkey Wars Fundraiser, I wish to thank Denny’s Restaurant
I went to the federal courthouse to sue the water company, case No. 2:15-CV-00543-JCM-CWH. It was dismissed.
Does the mayor or anyone on the city council read the news, watch television or keep up with the national news?
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.
In response to Ted Holcomb’s letter on evolution, I agree with him, but only to a degree.
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.
My first physical exertion every morning is to walk to the driveway and pick up the Daily Miner.
I applaud the Miner’s article on PTSD in the Sunday, Dec. 18 edition of the Daily Miner.
Re: Your most recent Kingman Crossing piece.
Have you ever wondered before our fire and spear-throwing age how we survived?
The idea of law and order is a huge subject to write about but I’ll tackle the subject according to the Bible.
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.
What will it take to get a stoplight at Thompson and 66?
President-elect Donald Trump has not been sworn into office yet, but he still managed to anger China and Iran.
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!
I went to Apex Wrecking at 3900 Route 66 Thursday to find a part for my radio in my Chevy pickup.
Hi, I wrote this poem early the morning of Nov. 13 while still in bed.
I just did a search on U.S. cars being built in Mexico. The results were disgusting.
For eighteen months, the world listened to Donald Trump peddle his brand of hatred and bigotry.
As this year rolls to its end, the high note on Nov. 8 is still the music that lulls me to sleep at night.
Just watched the trailer for another one of “their” movies, “Office Christmas Party"...
I would like to give a shout out to Mike’s Pow R Tow.
I recently found a gem in Kingman, not the diamond type, but almost as perfect.
A few days ago I heard on the news that the accident rate is up better than ten percent.
I’ve written a couple letters and posted comments at this site regarding this country’s film industry.
Our legal system is a joke.
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.
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.
Kingman’s Healing Hooves would like to thank the following businesses for their support with our third annual Hotrods to Horses car show.
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.
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.
On Oct. 29, the Desert Road Riders Motorcycle Club had their annual “going to the dogs” run for Mutt Matchers & Friends.
I would like to give a shout out to Mike’s Pow R Tow.
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.”
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.
Today I am kidney cancer free! Here’s my story: I was admitted into KRMC hospital on the Fourth of July weekend.
I take a lot of pictures and what the security guard did was very wrong.
To the honorable members of the House Paul A. Gosar, DDS
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.
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.
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.
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.
Many thanks to Hubble Smith about the article on Operation Veteran. Thank you, thank you, thank you.
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.
t is obvious from the virulence, violence and vitriol that the true haters in this country are the members of the Democrat Left.
The “dumbing down of America” was never more evident than on election night, 2016.
I don’t normally write into the paper but this is a different time in our history.
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!
I am writing in response to two articles I recently read in the Kingman Daily Miner on Oct. 25.
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.
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?
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.
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.
For the past several months there have been a lot of ads on TV about legalizing marijuana in Arizona.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
It’s vitally important that high school students/pregnant women know all the facts before making any life-changing decision.
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.
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.
The old saying that, “Nero played the fiddle (Violin) while Rome burned” is pretty much what America is doing now.
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.
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.
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.