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

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  2. West Nile Cases in Montrose County

    Montrose, COLO.— Montrose County Public Health Department lists five cases of West Nile Virus currently reported Read on...
  3. Fourth Annual Tribute to Aviation: Salute to Women in Aviation

    The B-52 Stratofortress and its 185 feet of wing span glory will descend on the Montrose Regional Airport Thursday Read on...
  4. Montrose County Lifts Fire Restrictions

    Montrose, COLO.—After recent moisture in the Montrose area, Montrose County Read on...
  5. Inmate Found Unresponsive

    Montrose, COLO.— In the early morning hours of Thursday, August 23rd, Read on...
  6. Montrose County Returns to Stage 1 Fire Restrictions

    The unincorporated areas of Montrose County are returning to Stage 1 Fire Restrictions beginning August 17th at noon Read on...
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