The Montrose County Media Relations Manager works within the Office of County Management at the direction of the County Manager. This website is representative of county outreach efforts on social media, news releases, and calendar information to inform the public of upcoming events.


The Montrose County Media Relations Manager is responsible for disseminating news related to Montrose County elected offices and departments, scheduling and developing public presentations and meetings, and public outreach as directed by the Board of County Commissioners and Elected Officials. This position is also responsible for acting as the Public Information Officer in the Incident Command Staff during an emergency. The Media Relations Manager also updates and maintains county social media and the Montrose County website.

Additional Information

All media for Montrose County is handled centrally by the Office of County Management's Media Relations Manager. All current news releases may be found at county news updates listed below. Updates are also posted to the county's Twitter handle (@montrose_county) or the following Facebook pages:

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Montrose County
Montrose County Sheriff's Office
Montrose County Veterans Service Officer
Montrose County Fair & Rodeo
Montrose County Empowering Dads Program
Montrose Regional Airport Tribute to Aviation

For media inquiries, please call Media Relations Manager Katie Yergensen at 970-252-4505 (office) or 970-964-8701 (cell) or email
  1. Montrose County Partners on New CO Health Campaign that Takes on Mental Health Stigma

    Montrose, COLO.--Montrose County is working with a coalition of partner organizations on a new public health Read on...
  2. Fire Ban Lifted

    The Montrose County Stage 1 Fire Restrictions have been lifted. We encourage everyone to continue to use caution and to make sure Read on...
  3. Montrose Adds Another Major Hub With Charlotte Flights

    With the heat of summer upon us, planning for the coming winter is well underway. The Montrose/Telluride region is set to add another major hub to its network with service on American Airlines from Read on...
  4. Lakewood Resident Dies at Black Canyon National Park

    Montrose, CO—On the afternoon of Monday, July 10, 2017, a 49-year-old female, Tracey Lister of Lakewood, Colorado Read on...
  5. Presidential Advisory Commission on Election Integrity

    There have been citizen inquiries and media activity on voters requesting to become confidential Read on...
  6. Stage 1 Fire Restrictions Go Into Effect July 1st in Unincorporated Montrose County

    Montrose, COLO.-- At 12:01am on July 1st , Stage 1 Fire Restrictions will be in effect for Read on...
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