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 COVID-19 Info
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 Information
West Slope Water Information
Southwest Colorado Opioid Regional Council
  1. Upcoming Gunnison Road Closure

    Posted on March 23, 2023

    Montrose County Road and Bridge will close Gunnison Road on April 3 for two culvert replacement projects. The closure is on Gunnison Road from 6025 Road to South River Road. Read on...
  2. Open House for 2022 Road Map

    Posted on March 22, 2023

    Join us for an open house to learn more about proposed changes to the Montrose County Road Map. Read on...
  3. Happy National Ag Day

    Posted on March 21, 2023

    Agriculture is a vital part of our economy, community, and way of life. From the West End to Olathe to Maher and more, ag is everywhere in Montrose County. Read on...
  4. Public Invited to Open House on Proposed Junk Ordinance Changes

    Posted on March 3, 2023

    Montrose County will host an open house on March 16 about proposed changes to the county’s junk ordinance. The open house is at 6pm at the Montrose County Public Works Conference Room (63160 LaSalle Road). Read on...
  5. Montrose County Closed in Observance of Presidents' Day

    Posted on February 17, 2023

    All Montrose County offices will be closed on Monday, February 20th, 2023. Read on...
  6. Upcoming South River Road Closure

    Posted on February 16, 2023

    Montrose County Road and Bridge will close South River Road starting Feb. 21 for approximately one week for a culvert replacement. Read on...
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