Media Relations


Montrose County Media Relations, led by Media Relations Manager Katie Yergensen, works within the Office of County Management at the direction of the County Manager. The social media accounts and websites are county outreach efforts to inform the public of upcoming events.


Montrose County Media Relations 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. The Montrose County Media Relations Manager is responsible for acting as the Public Information Officer in the Incident Command Staff during an emergency. The Media Relations team also updates and maintains county social media accounts and Montrose County websites.

Additional Information

All media for Montrose County is handled centrally by Office of County Management's Media Relations. All current news releases may be found on County Websites (below) and County Social Media (left).

Media Inquiries

For media inquiries, please contact Media Relations Manager Katie Yergensen at 970-252-4505 (office) or 970-964-8701 (cell) or email  For information in relation to Montrose County websites and social media accounts, please contact Social Media Specialist Erika Story at 970-252-4546 (office) or 970-417-8711 (cell) or

Montrose County Websites

Montrose County
Montrose County Sheriff's Office
Montrose County Fairgrounds and Event Center
Montrose County Fair and Rodeo
Montrose Regional Airport
Montrose Regional Airport Tribute to Aviation
Rimrocker Trail

  1. Montrose County and U.S. Forest Service Share Resources to Improve Public Roads

    County crews recently finished placing four inches of new gravel on two separate sections of 90 Road that traverse through the Uncompahgre National Forest. Read on...
  2. Phyllis Alleman Celebrates Historic Courthouse with National Register Plaque

    Montrose, COLO.—The historic courthouse now sports the hardware to match its official Historic Place on the National Read on...
  3. Commissioners Seek Input on Barking Dog Ordinance

    Montrose, COLO.— The Board of County Commissioners is seeking public input on the consideration of a barking dog ordinance. Commissioners Read on...
  4. Public Budget Meeting Slated for October 10th

    Montrose, COLO.— The Montrose Board of County Commissioners invites the public to the annual Read on...
  5. Missing Person: Stanley Gardner

  6. West Nile Cases in Montrose County

    Montrose, COLO.— Montrose County Public Health Department lists five cases of West Nile Virus currently reported Read on...
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