Man, town clash over candidacy

David Gottorff was arrested in November for alleged harassment by the Ridgway Marshal's Office.
A Ridgway man who wants to run for mayor has been blocked by the town clerk on the grounds that he hasn’t met the residency requirements to run for office. David Gottorff is protesting the decision made by Ridgway Town Clerk Pam Kraft and says he has been living in Ridgway for more than a year, which is required for candidates to run for office. He also accused the town clerk of rejecting his…

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