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

    Montrose County, in partnership with the City of Montrose, is pleased to announce that the design of the Chipeta Road/US-550 signalization project has been approved Read on...
  2. Montrose County Appoints Rick Fellabaum as Montrose County Coroner

    Montrose, CO— In a special meeting of the Montrose Board of County Commissioners, the board voted to appoint Rick Fellabaum as the acting Montrose County Coroner Read on...
  3. Montrose County Stage 1 Fire Restrictions Start June 15th

    The unincorporated area of Montrose County will be in stage 1 fire restrictions beginning Wednesday, June 15 at 12:01am. High temperatures, worsening dry conditions, and high winds were the deciding factors to take this precautionary measure. Read on...
  4. Montrose County and San Juan Brews Launch Rimrocker Trail Beer and Coffee

    Montrose County and San Juan Brews are excited to announce the creation of a limited edition Rimrocker Trail beer and coffee. Read on...
  5. Keith Caddy Speaks at The Forum Montrose About the Importance of Agriculture in Our Community

    Montrose County Commissioner Keith Caddy, Uncompahgre Cattlemen's Association Board President Todd Stewart and CO State Representative Marc Catlin spoke at the Forum about the role of agriculture in our community at The Forum. Read on...
  6. Montrose County Dedicates $5,000 to Future Farmers Scholarship

    Through the Montrose Community Foundation, Montrose County established two annual scholarships for local students of $2,500 each. Read on...
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