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Miner Editorial | Smokey’s right. Preventing fires is up to us

The early results are in and and it is apparent that fire season is upon us. Whether within the city perimeters, out in the desert, or in the mountains, the danger is real and it is up to us to make sure more devastating fires don’t become part of our lives.

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Miner Editorial | What it takes to be a good Samaritan

Medical professionals generally use 104-degree body temperature to measure heatstroke, and death can occur when body temperatures reach the 107-degree range. Even on an 80-degree day it’s 109 in 20 minutes inside a car.

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Miner Editorial | Red light cameras or not, something has to be done

The Daily Miner Editorial Board supports the rationale behind these cameras being installed. With the amount of accidents on Stockton Hill Road alone, measures have to be taken to protect the citizenry.

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Miner Editorial | Councilman Stuart Yocum needs to resign and Council needs to lead

Seven members of our community have been chosen, via the ballot or as a political appointee, to lead the City of Kingman. These seven, City Council, are the face of Kingman. Their desires to make Kingman a better place to live led them to their seats.

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Miner Editorial | It’s important to know there’s more to the teachers’ walkout than raises

While the spotlight has been shining bright on teachers during the largest-ever strike in Arizona history, there is more to their demands than money for themselves.

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Miner Editorial | Cleaning up the desert takes more than hardworking volunteers

Small groups of volunteers have taken it upon themselves to clean up the desert.

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Miner Editorial | It’s prudent to protect our guests

The traveling and summer vacation season has begun with plans being made to bring visitors into our homes at one time or another.

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Miner Editorial | Internet literacy is important for all ages

How important is it to be internet literate? The short answer to that is quite clear: very important.

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Miner Editorial | We dare to fly

When taxpayer money is spent there is an expectation that there’s a loud bang for the buck will come with it.

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Miner Editorial | Arizona’s education system must improve, and that starts with teacher salaries

When Arizona became a state in 1912, Congress provided the state government with 10 million acres of land.

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Miner Editorial | Seizing the opportunity was the right play

City Council gave unanimous approval for City Attorney Carl Cooper and Interim City Manager Jim Bacon to move toward finalizing a development agreement with Kingman Regional Medical Center regarding the construction of the Interstate 40 and Kingman Crossing Boulevard interchange.

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Miner Editorial | A public information officer can make all the difference

There are times when the Daily Miner hears criticism from its website and social media readers that there was not enough information provided in stories about traffic accidents and shootings.

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Miner Editorial | Listening to young people is important

Individuality is a blessing.

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Miner Editorial | No need to demonize gaming

Globally, video games generated $108.9 billion in 2017. There are 2.2 billion gamers worldwide.

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Editorial | Don’t let politics ruin friendships

The political time in which America finds itself today is perilous because there does not appear to be any discourse.

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Miner Editorial | Hunting benefits families, the economy, and conservation efforts

There are countless answers to whether or not hunting is good or bad. Like all “hot button” topics, the answers completely depend on who you ask.

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Despite progress, water problem is still here

A lot of folks are quietly worrying about it. A lot of people continue to wonder, “What’s going on with the water?”

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Miner Editorial | Reading between the lines: Addressing a literacy problem

Approximately 32 million adults in the United States can’t read, according to the U.S. Department of Education and the National Institute of Literacy.

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Miner Editorial | County attorney made the prudent decision

There is always talk about what Mohave County can and cannot afford. We have learned over the past two weeks what we can’t afford is sentencing convicted murderers to the death penalty.

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Miner Editorial: Lingenfelter letter removed due to plagiarism

On Sunday, Jan. 14 The Kingman Daily Miner published a letter to the editor submitted by Councilman Travis Lingenfelter.

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Editorial | The ‘War on Christmas’ is over

It’s no secret that conflict is a big draw.

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Editorial | ‘Banning the box’ in Arizona is the right move

America loves redemption stories, our history is filled with them.

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Editorial cartoon | Nov. 7

Editorial cartoon Nov. 7

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Editorial cartoon | Oct. 31

Editorial Cartoon for Oct. 31

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