The Daily Mining Gazette to the Editoren-usMon, 2 May 2016 15:01:09 EDTMon, 2 May 2016 15:01:09 EDT watchershttp://www.mininggazette.com - In 20 years with the National Weather Service, Matt Zika hasn't worked in a more challenging place to forecast than the Upper Peninsula, thanks to the terrain and Lake Superior.Sat, 30 Apr 2016 00:00:00 EDTGreed before compassionhttp://www.mininggazette.com the editor: Public beware: company slogans are often just meaningless words. The Aspirus organization says "Passion for excellence compassion for people." This is not my experience.Sat, 30 Apr 2016 00:00:00 EDTWorkmen's Compensation for the Injuredhttp://www.mininggazette.com the Houghton County Mine Inspector's Reports dutifully listed numbers of accidents of men killed in mines, they seldom mentioned injuries of those men who survive.Sat, 30 Apr 2016 00:00:00 EDTPersecuted in this communityhttp://www.mininggazette.com the editor: On April 18 at approximately 3 p.m., my mother went through what I was horrified would happen to this community some day. She was verbally (and very nearly physically) assaulted because of her religion.Sat, 30 Apr 2016 00:00:00 EDTOne father, one son, one spirithttp://www.mininggazette.com the editor: Hatred, cruelty and violence define terrorism but not true religion. Beliefs are important but so are kindness and compassion: "Religion that is pure and undefiled before God is this: to visit orphans and widows in their affliction.Sat, 30 Apr 2016 00:00:00 EDT