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 also the Public Information Officer in the Incident Command Staff during an emergency. The Media Relations 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 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 Digital Communications Project 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
Montrose Regional Airport Tribute to Aviation
Rimrocker Trail
West Slope Fire Info
West Slope Information
Montrose County Water
  1. Road and Bridge Operator Shan Stratton Wins National Championship

    Montrose County Road and Bridge Department is now home to a national championship motor grader operator. Shan Stratton took home top honors in the motor grader competition and placed third in the skid steer the American Public Works Association’s National Read on...
  2. Montrose County Manager Delivers Proposed Budget for 2022

    Montrose, COLO.—Montrose County Manager Jon Waschbusch presented the 2022 proposed budget during a special meeting of the Board of County Commissioners on Monday, Oct. 11. Read on...
  3. Open House for Updated Montrose County Road Map

    Notice is hereby given that a public open house will be held at the Montrose County Read on...
  4. Montrose County Reports West Nile Virus Death

    Montrose, COLO.— Montrose County Public Health is reporting the first case of death from West Nile virus in 2021. Read on...
  5. Montrose Regional Airport Set to Grow with $33 Million Terminal Expansion

    Montrose, COLO.—After seven years of airport master plan meetings, the Montrose Board of County Commissioners signed a $33 million airport terminal expansion Read on...
  6. Celebrating Six Years of the Tribute to Aviation

    Montrose, COLO.—The much-anticipated Tribute to Aviation, the signature event hosted by Montrose Regional Airport, kicks-off this Saturday with a static display that promises to entertain and inspire. Read on...
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