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Well, I’m in the hospital.

By ROY SAXTON August 4, 2020
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I got my first personal cellphone about 22 years ago.

By DANNY GRAVENER August 4, 2020
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With a fraction of a percent of a death rate in Arizona, it is now very obvious that continuing to use the word pandemic when referring to COVID-19 is ludicrous, and it makes you wonder why some of our elected public servants are continuing to do so.

By BRIDGET LANGSTON August 1, 2020
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I must reply to Mr. Pat Farrell on his opinion the United States Constitution supports wearing masks.

By JACK GOYENECHE July 30, 2020
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Recently I saw former Gov. John Wilder of Virginia being interviewed on television.

By THOMAS ALLEN July 25, 2020
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The controversy over wearing masks is bordering on the absurd.

By Pat Farrell July 25, 2020
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Normally, I do not respond to articles in the newspaper, as to be politically active is to be attacked, especially if you are a Republican and a conservative, as, frankly, the aim of the left is to eliminate all opposition.

By DR. LAURENCE SCHIFF July 23, 2020
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This is about the GOP picnic where about 200 mostly elderly supporters gathered with no masks or distancing.

By ANDY WORTH July 21, 2020
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I’ve been following the local debate as to the validity of the city council races being non-partisan. It has become clear over the past several years that the Conservative Republican Club of Kingman has eroded that proud tradition.

By GEORGE FRANCUSKI July 18, 2020
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Other countries with masks and testing since the beginning are showing only slight rises, and their curve is flat.

By SHARON WEBER July 14, 2020
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If Arizona Gov. Doug Ducey is truly concerned about our health, he should encourage fitness, not deny it.

By DIANA BROWN July 11, 2020
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In the Community View “You bet your life” by Jim Consolato (July 5 Kingman Miner), he left out a third group when trying to put us all into two groups of sheep.

By JUDITH SMITH July 9, 2020
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We see so much change taking place in our United States – demonstrations (often not peaceful), anti-police and anti-establishment.

By DICK PENWARDEN July 9, 2020
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In reference to any possible discussion and/or action regarding any government entity requiring that individuals or businesses wear masks, I stand in full support that the decision to wear a mask or any other personal protective equipment is to be left to the sole discretion of the individual or business.

By AMANDA KAUFMAN July 7, 2020
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A little over two and a half years ago I read an article in the paper about two seats up for re-election in our Hospital District No. 1.

By PENNY WHITE July 7, 2020
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“You Bet Your Life” was a TV series from 1950 through 1960 starring the Groucho Marx where he always asked the operative question: “What is the secret word?”

By JIM CONSOLATO July 4, 2020
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Thank you, Jack Alexander, for speaking the unvarnished truth about what is going on in our city and country.

By MARY MINER June 25, 2020
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Fast forward to the present. Extended overseas wars, race riots, a presidential campaign, and killings are occurring. Oh, and add COVID-19 to the mix.

By Pat Farrell June 23, 2020
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Our leaders are allowing protesters to take over police departments. The police are our first line of defense.

By Thomas Allen June 23, 2020
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As our country navigates through the COVID-19 pandemic, “long-term care facilities” across the country have been a large focus by all media outlets.

By Kristen Ott, The Lingenfelter Center for Alzheimer’s Care June 20, 2020
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Let us know what’s on your mind in 40 words or less. Submit Rants and Raves at kdminer.com/rants-and-raves or email editorial@kdminer.com. If your rant/rave is about a specific story please mention the headline.

June 18, 2020
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A recent letter writer suggests we fly a “Black Lives Matter” flag across the street from a business that flies a so-called Confederate flag on the corner of First and Beale streets.

By LINDA ATHENS June 18, 2020
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The City of Kingman has been good to Thunder-Rode for many years now. We believe we have provided exceptional products and services to the community and have done our part to be a good member of the city.

June 18, 2020
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I won’t wear a mask because:

By TOM ALLEN June 16, 2020
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In response to Don Heck’s Community View “Virus shouldn’t be our biggest worry,” you, sir, are the stupid one.

By ANDY WORTH June 13, 2020
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For how many years now has a business in our downtown community proudly displayed a Confederate flag?

By DOMINIC TAPIA June 11, 2020
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Folks, it isn’t the virus we need to be concerned about. “Stupid” is the real problem.

By DON HECK June 9, 2020
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All of us at home, self-quarantined to stop a bogus pandemic, watching these obviously orchestrated riots and powerless to stop any of it, we’re shocked to find out that all of the rioters and arsonists that were arrested in New York City were immediately set free because of the Democrat-sponsored and passed “Bail Reform Laws.”

By MICHAEL PACER June 6, 2020
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With this COVID-19 business my garage and I have been able to spend more quality time together, but I don't think it’s working out.

By TED HOLCOMB May 28, 2020
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The First Amendment of the Constitution states:

By SHARON WEBER May 26, 2020
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This Community View is in response to Michael Pacer’s pep talk about fighting the coronavirus.

May 14, 2020
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Here are the facts. Here’s the law, America, the land of millions of sheep. Wake up, folks.

By DON HECK May 11, 2020
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Has anyone read “Masque of the Red Death” by Edgar Allan Poe?

By MICHAEL PACER May 7, 2020
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When Mary McCord Robinson and I were state legislative candidates, we learned quickly to identify and avoid the “campaign sharks,” those candidates with a pathological need to win no matter what the cost, or how dirty they needed to play. They are the “me first” people, motivated by self-interest and photo-ops. And they are everything that’s wrong with politics and government today.

By J’AIME MORGAINE May 2, 2020
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During these uncertain times the Mohave County Assessor, Recorder and Treasurer want you to know we continue to serve you.

March 28, 2020
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In June of 2018, along with a bunch of others, I testified in Kingman, in front of Sen. Gale Griffin and then -Rep. Russell Bowers that now, more than ever, “whiskey is for drinkin’ and water is for fightin’.”

By Mike Hendrix - Mohave County Manager March 14, 2020
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The spotlight has been shining bright on the Arizona Corporation Commission.

March 10, 2020
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Recently, the USDA Office of Communications announced that that the United Nations has declared 2020 as the International Year of Plant Health.

February 18, 2020
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The Miner recently posted an article in support of the proposed Veterans Home in Mohave County.

By DORN FARRELL February 18, 2020
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This is a story about the Kingman Veterans Treatment Court, a participating Veteran in Justice, and his advocate and battle buddy, his mentor.

February 13, 2020
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When intentional destruction is done to over 70 property owners there needs to be some accountability.

February 6, 2020
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I wanted to thank the individuals, community organizations and businesses of Kingman, and surrounding areas, for their donations to the Senior Angel Tree Program during the 2019 holiday season.

January 4, 2020
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Presented here are some ”doable” suggestions to reduce the plastics waste deposited here in our beautiful desert community.

January 4, 2020
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It’s that time of year again, when my heart is ready to burst as it is so full of gratitude for our local firefighters.

By Nancy Osborn December 24, 2019
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Upon reading the Kingman Daily Miner article of 8/19/19 entitled “County Gets Seed Money For Kingman Fishing Pond,” I was left with many more questions than answers.

By Cynthia Short, Kingman resident September 24, 2019
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There is the idea that if the 2016 election results were quantified in the National Popular Vote, someone else would currently occupy the White House.

By E. Scott Erickson - Kingman resident September 5, 2019
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When life (in any form) appeared in this dimension, made by whomever, for whatever reason, it was formed as a complete circle, each inhabitant complementing the other, either as hunter or hunted, ruled or rulers, smart or dumb, black or white, with all shades in between.

By Karla Kay August 19, 2019
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When I was a kid we played a game called “Dodge Ball.”

By Sally Morisset, Golden Valley resident August 13, 2019
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Talking on the phone with my niece one night she began telling me what was on her heart.

By Sally Morisset, Golden Valley resident August 7, 2019
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A recent Miner article described a meeting of some local residents as the “Kingman Freethinkers.”

By Steve Robinson, District 1 Dir., Mohave County Republican Party August 6, 2019
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Recently our president was labeled a racist and condemned by the House of Representatives.

By T. Allen, Golden Valley Resident July 30, 2019
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We all know her, the mother who is sleep deprived, holding a crying infant while she attempts to grocery shop, support her other children, feed her family, and all of the other daily tasks she is responsible for handling.

By Amanda M. Baker, Georgetown University July 29, 2019
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Taking a trip to the eye doctor, I was a little nervous because I had not been in a while.

By Sally Morisset, Golden Valley resident July 10, 2019
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There has been a lot of talk lately about the rising cost of prescription drugs in the United States. There just might be an easy solution to this problem.

By Laurie Sanchez, Kingman resident July 6, 2019
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I taught high school Spanish for 12 years and was the department chairman for many of those years. I also earned a Masters’ Degree in Second Language Acquisition.

By Gayle Costello, Kingman resident June 29, 2019
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When are governments going to learn that they don’t have to keep inviting do-nothing third-party bankers into their development projects?

By Norman Swartz, Kingman resident June 26, 2019
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I’d like to talk about the so-called debate on the Electoral College.

By Douglas Hammond, Kingman resident June 25, 2019
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Electing our president ought to be done by national popular vote, which is a “one-person, one-vote” paradigm.

By Chris Meisenheimer, Kingman resident June 12, 2019
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The American Militia isn’t the National Guard or military reserve.

By Dave Pote, Mohave Valley resident May 28, 2019
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As President Reagan once said,” The American people are not undertaxed, the government in Washington is overfed.”

By Larry Kersich, Kingman resident May 7, 2019
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I find it interesting the animal advocacy groups are taking a play from modern politics: divide and conquer by claiming "ethical" hunters are opposed to managing coyotes using contests. Can the author point to a survey taken by an uninterested third party? I guess we'll just take his word for it.

By Steven Childs, Duarte, California April 25, 2019
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You may know someone who has PKD (Polycystic Kidney Disease), a serious genetic disorder in which cysts grow in and around the kidneys, and affects more than 600,000 people in the U.S. Former Kingman resident Toni Stuart has the disease in both kidneys.

By Gail Salmon, Kingman resident April 16, 2019
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Watching our government in action and presidential candidates beginning their running slogans, I saw something missing in every one of their so called agendas. No solutions.

By Sally Morisset, Golden Valley resident April 11, 2019
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I just got ripped off big time by a firewood guy from Craigslist.

By David Beers, Peach Springs resident December 6, 2018
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The voters of Mohave County have a decision to make in the upcoming general election that is critical in maintaining the integrity, professionalism, productivity and respect of the Superior Court.

By Steven Conn, Retired Judge of Mohave County Superior Court October 27, 2018
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The citizens of Kingman are being asked by Kingman Citizens for Responsible Taxation to reject a 1 cent sales tax that was approved by Kingman City Council and would help build Santa Fe Parkway, AKA Rattlesnake Wash, interchange off of Interstate 40 and future I-11 in addition to the Kingman Crossing Interchange.

By M Azam Khan, Kingman resident October 25, 2018
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I observed the deliberations of the City of Kingman Planning and Zoning Commission this month concerning the change of zoning for those areas south of Andy Devine Avenue in downtown Kingman and came away shocked at the language used in the discussion pertaining to this area.

By Lynda M Thompson, Kingman resident October 23, 2018
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Travis Lingenfelter, one of our City Councilmembers, recently chose to attack me personally regarding the upcoming Sale Tax Initiative, Proposition 413.

By Doug Angle, Kingman resident October 23, 2018
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On a recent shopping trip to Bashas’, I was approached twice by people wanting money or a “handout.” After refusing, I continued on my way to do my business.

By Sally Morisset, Golden Valley resident September 28, 2018
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I will be writing in “Billy Sipe” for Division 6 Superior Court Judge and here is why.

By James Schoppmann, Local resident September 26, 2018
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Federal law says there are only two kinds of employees, common-law employee or independent contractor. Both poll workers and county supervisors are common-law employees, as you can see from the quotes from the IRS website.

By Ron Martin, Local resident September 18, 2018
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We have recently seen many articles written about prejudice. Kingman social media is discriminatory and the community remains silent.

By Sandy Lewin, Kingman resident September 16, 2018
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The root of the word progressive is PROGRESS. It’s not a dirty word.

By Sharon Weber, Kingman September 12, 2018
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In Kingman, this year’s formal observation of the International Day of Peace Sept. 21 will be held at Locomotive Park from 10 a.m. - noon. Bring your own peace signs and a lawn chair. Use search engine and enter: international day of peace for further ideas and information.

By Christine M. Meisenheimer Ph.D., Kingman September 10, 2018
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This letter addresses the unfair and even malicious portrayals of the Kingman and Mohave Manufacturing Association (KAMMA) and others which have recently appeared in the press and social media regarding our support of the Rancho Santa Fe Interchange, the associated access to the Kingman Airport Industrial Park and the Transaction Privilege Tax (TPT).

By John Hansen, President of KAMMA September 9, 2018
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You’ll feel relieved to know you don’t have to read Adam Smith or even a book about him to understand how capitalism, a purely amoral economic system, creates wealth.

By Edward Tomchin, Golden Valley September 7, 2018
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In 1963 our government reviewed a document, “Communist Goals for Taking over America.” It contained 45 specific techniques to do so; I will list only a partial list at random of what is in that document.

By DICK PENWARDEN, Kingman resident August 24, 2018
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When facing any crisis, it is a good idea to use common sense about the methods and tools we are using to combat it.

By Sharon Weber, Kingman resident August 22, 2018
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Don’t look for race problems where there are none. I am an avid reader and one thing I know – there are always left-wingers trying to split up our country.

By LINDA ATHENS, Kingman resident August 21, 2018
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For someone who had legally immigrated to this "land of the free" 47 years ago and has lived in Kingman since 1977, I find it surprising that a debate would now begin about the future of Muslims in America.

By M Azam Khan, Kingman resident August 17, 2018
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In other words, by the end of the third grade, all benefits from the publicly-funded pre-K program were gone.

By Gayle Costello, Kingman resident August 16, 2018
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Our society actively and vigorously condemns the cowardly act of bullying and is working toward its elimination in the lives of both children and adults.

By Jack Hommel – Golden Valley resident July 24, 2018
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On July 19 the Arizona Corporation Commission will decide if UniSource gets to impose unreasonable fees on rooftop solar power in Kingman and Lake Havasu City.

By Michelle Anderson - Lake Havasu City Resident and Rooftop Solar Installer July 10, 2018
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It’s true that in 1912, Arizona was one of the few states that granted the right to vote to women prior to nationally authorized suffrage.

By J’aime Morgaine, Kingman Resident June 20, 2018
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We all are to blame, no exceptions.

By Don Whitman, Kingman resident June 13, 2018
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I just want to re-enforce that there would not be a need for the cameras if a guide knew how to read a track.

By Jim Cave, Local resident May 15, 2018
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The city needs to find a more proficient manner to expedite the removal of nuisance properties in our neighborhoods.

By Alice Vidal, Kingman Resident February 21, 2018
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I understand opioid pain medications are a serious problem for a few people.

By Jay Fleming – Dolan Springs resident January 31, 2018
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We get the honor of watching the destruction of the greatest democracy the world has ever known.

By David Gaither, Kingman Resident January 30, 2018
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Who can remember “Reefer Madness?” Yikes. That stuff was practically turning people into zombies!

By Linda Varon January 24, 2018
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If I had it to do over again, I would try to not let that happen.

By DAVID TRAVIS, Kingman Resident January 23, 2018
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Vic Riccardi’s crime is an interesting story.

By R. HILL – Kingman Resident January 17, 2018
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In regard to The Route 66 Gateway Arch, it seems that again we are inundated with a whole flock of confusing information.

By Greg Henderson, Kingman Resident January 16, 2018
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I am a former Kingman resident and this is a departure from guns and politics.

By Valerie Kay Jensen, Henderson, Nevada Resident December 20, 2017
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What is really being done to us is a war. This war is being soft pedaled by those who disseminate what is sold as news. War has been declared on America and legitimate American citizens.

By Jack Hommel, Golden Valley resident December 6, 2017
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Simply put, animal acts in circuses are antiquated and belong in the past

By Patrick Atkinson, Kingman resident December 5, 2017
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A small group of citizens began a petition-signature drive to take back control of GVID.

By Butch Meriwether November 28, 2017
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Regarding our increasing sales tax: The majority of people who are impacted by this type of tax are the fine citizens of Kingman.

By GREG HENDERSON - Kingman Resident October 25, 2017
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The recent decision to terminate the city’s contract with Service Line Warranties of America (SLWA) effective next June takes away a great solution that many Kingman homeowners have used to protect themselves against high repair and replacement costs should the residential water or sewer lines on their property fail (Council cancels contract with water line warranty company, July 11).

By Tara Quinn - Service Line Warranties of America July 26, 2017
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Mohave County has a problem … a budget problem for fiscal year 2017-2018.

By Sylvia Cole - Fort Mohave July 26, 2017
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I recently read in the Daily Miner an article on tourism in our community.

By Linda Varon July 25, 2017
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The county supervisors are in a frenzy because the elected official retirement plan is underfunded.

By John Anastacock-Kingman Resident July 25, 2017
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Kmart is closing. Oh, say it isn't so. I hate to see yet another chain store head to the chopping block.

By Linda Varon July 19, 2017
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I am beyond sick and tired of listening to a bunch of sore losers and crybabies about Trump not being a legal president because he did not win the popular vote!

By Sandee Samoska, Kingman Resident February 9, 2017
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These hapless animals are starved, beaten, subjected to electric shock, solitary confinement, and all manner of abuse.

By Carolyn Long September 18, 2016
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