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. MCSO Update: Inmate Found Unresponsive

    The Montrose County Coroner's Office of Medical Investigations has released the name of the decedent Read on...
  2. UPDATE: Montrose County Jail Inmate Identified

    Montrose, CO—In the early morning hours of March 16th, an inmate was found unresponsive in his cell at the Montrose County Jail. Multiple attempts Read on...
  3. Inmate Found Unresponsive

    Montrose, COLO.—At approximately 12:04 am on March 16th, a male inmate in the Montrose County jail Read on...
  4. Baby & Me--Tobacco Free Program to Offer Free Diapers for Graduates

    Montrose County Health and Human Services (HHS) is proud to team up with the BABY & ME – Tobacco Free Program to offer help for pregnant women who smoke. Read on...
  5. 2018 Tribute to Aviation: Salute to Women in Aviation

    Montrose Regional Airport is proud to announce the theme of the 2018 Tribute to Aviation, Women in Aviation. In its fourth year Read on...
  6. Montrose County Event Center Naming Rights Released as ITB

    Montrose, COLO.—Montrose County Fairgrounds and Event Center is proud to release an Invitation to Bid (ITB) for a unique opportunity Read on...
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