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

Contact Us

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    Katie Yergensen
    Media Relations Manager

    317 South 2nd Street
    Montrose, CO 81401

    Email Address

    Office Hours
    Monday - Friday
    8 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
    (except holidays)

    Ph: 970-252-4505
    Cell: 970-964-8701

  1. Montrose County Sheriff’s Office Hosts Drug Take Back Event

    On October 22nd from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., the Montrose County Sheriff’s Office will take part in the Drug Enforcement Administration’s (DEA) Prescription Drug Take Back Event. Read on...
  2. Montrose County and Walgreens Team Up to Offer FREE Flu Shots at Drive-Through Vaccination Clinic

    Fight off the flu bugs this winter with a free flu shot at the third annual drive-through vaccination clinic. Read on...
  3. 2017 County Manager's Draft Budget

  4. Treasurer's Office Closed Oct. 26th

    The Montrose County Treasurer's Office, 320 S 1st St., Room 106, will be closed on October 26th to prepare for the annual tax lien sale to be held on October 27th. Read on...
  5. New Access for Government Springs Road

    New changes are ahead for motorists who access Government Springs Road from US Highway 550. The access for Government Springs Road is permanently closed as paving operations are complete. Read on...
  6. Davis and Waschbusch Testify Before Transportation Legislation Review Committee

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