Quote critical of Carmen Kontur-Gronquist

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Some residents say the pictures of Arlington's mayor, scantily-clad, reflect badly on the town. Not only is Kontur-Gronquist the town's mayor, but she also serves as the fire department's executive secretary. "It's a picture of her in bra and panties on a rural protection fire truck in a rural protection firehall," said Lorena Woods, a longtime resident. "This isn't the way we want our city to be portrayed."Read Full Story

Some still support Carmen Kontur Gronquist

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Not everyone is bashing Mayor Carmen Kontur Gronquist for the allegedly racy pictures she posted on MySpace. Some members of the community are writing comments in support of the Mayor and her right to a private life. Here is one example of a supporter's comment from the East Oregonian: Linked from http://www.eastoregonian.info/main.asp?SectionID=13&SubSectionID=48&ArticleID=71377&TM=51058.18 --- Posted: Sunday, January 06, 2008 Article comment by: Don Williamson As a former resident I can...Read Full Story

Mayor Carmen Kontur-Gronquist says pics were taken before she took office

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"That my personal life," she said staunchly. "It has nothing to do with my mayor's position."Kontur-Gronquist said the photos were taken before she was mayor, but saw no reason to remove them from the Internet after she took office.Read Full Story

Carmen Kontur-Gronquist sexy time

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Check out this story of Carmen Kontur-Gronquist, a mayor from a small city in Oregon who posted racy pics online: Some of Kontur-Gronquist's constituents say she was out of line when she posed in a black bra and panties on one of the town fire engines and posted the photos on her MySpace page. One close-up shot shows the mayor in the door of the fire truck, one hand on the steering wheel. The vehicle's light bar is visible just to the right of Kontur-Gronquist's blond hair. The mayor has...Read Full Story