The Montrose County Communications Division, led by Communications Director 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.


The Communications Division 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 Communications Director is also the Public Information Officer in the Incident Command Staff during an emergency. The Communications team 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 Communications Division. All current news releases may be found on County Websites and County Social Media.

Media Inquiries

For media inquiries, please contact Communications Director Katie Yergensen at 970-252-4505 (office) or 970-964-8701 (cell) or email  For information about Montrose County websites and social media accounts, please contact Digital Communications Manager 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
Colorado Tribute to Aviation
Rimrocker Trail
West Slope Fire Info

West Slope Water Information
Southwest Colorado Opioid Regional Council

  1. Montrose County Old Courthouse

    Montrose County Celebrates Centennial of Historic Courthouse

    Montrose County is thrilled to celebrate the 100th birthday of its historic courthouse, a cornerstone of the community since its dedication on December 7, 1923. Read on...
  2. Clothesline with a sign that says we&#39re looking for board and committee members

    Montrose County Seeks Community Members to Serve on Boards and Committees

    Montrose County is seeking dedicated residents to serve on various boards and committees that play a vital role in shaping the county's future. Read on...
  3. A Map of the Uncompahgre Road Closure

    Uncompahgre Road Closure Due to Bridge Maintenance

    Montrose County Road and Bridge Department will close Uncompahgre Road over the South Canal, just east of Pahgre Road. Read on...
  4. Kinikin Road Closure Map

    Kinikin Road Closure Due to Slope Instability

    Kinikin Road will be closed to traffic between Q72 Road and R71 Road beginning Monday morning, Nov. 20, due to concerns about the stability of the slope along the west side of Dry Cedar Creek, north of R71 Road. Read on...
  5. Photo of Blossom Road Bridge in Montrose County

    Montrose County Launches Master Plan Update: Open Houses Nov. 14-15

    Next week, contractors and staff will host open house meetings across the county for the public to provide feedback that will help create the vision for the future of the county's physical development. Read on...