Petitions for those wanted to run for Salida City Council, City Treasurer and Mayor positions in November are available and able to be circulated for the first time tomorrow.
Petitions can be picked up from the Deputy City Clerk at Salida City Hall.
The signed and completed petitions must be returned to the clerk’s office by August 26.
Candidates for the Buena Vista School Board can pick up petitions beginning on Wednesday and are due back by August 28.
Five of the seven seats are the Buena Vista School Board are open in the November election.
Dan attended Arkansas State University in Jonesboro, Arkansas from 1978-82 (where he picked up the name Dan R after his fraternity brothers couldn’t pronounce his last name), majoring in Radio/Television. Dan lived in Jonesboro for 10 years working in radio and then was a TV weatherman for ABC affiliate KAIT Channel 8.
Television was a little boring when compared to radio, so Dan returned to hosting radio morning shows in Nashville, Memphis, Oklahoma, and then eventually, Colorado.
Dan enjoys being involved in the community, having been an member of the Upper Arkansas Service Club and is currently on the board of directors for the Salida Community Center and is a member of the Chaffee County Fair Committee.
Dan and his wife Carrie spend their days doing everything the mountains have to offer: hiking, camping, fishing and skiing. They raised 3 children together and have 2 grandchildren.