Originally published Wednesday, December 19, 2018 at 11:57a.m.

In 150 words, tell us why a strong community newspaper is important to you.

Share your thoughts and you will be entered for a chance to win an Echo Dot plus two Phoenix Suns tickets (and a parking pass)!

Submit your essay online at this link before 5 p.m. on Friday, January 18, 2019. The winner of the Echo Dot and Sun's Tickets will be notified the week of January 21, 2019.

Must be 18 years of age or older to participate. Please limit essays to 150 words or less.

All essays become the property of the Kingman Daily Miner and may be used for publication at a later date.

Click here to enter before 5 p.m. on Jan. 18, 2018.