The Montrose County Media Relations Manager works within the Office of County Management at the direction of the County Manager. This website is representative of county outreach efforts on social media, news releases, and calendar information to inform the public of upcoming events.


The Montrose County Media Relations Manager 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. This position is also responsible for acting as the Public Information Officer in the Incident Command Staff during an emergency. The Media Relations Manager also updates and maintains county social media and the Montrose County website.

Additional Information

All media for Montrose County is handled centrally by the Office of County Management's Media Relations Manager. All current news releases may be found at county news updates listed below. Updates are also posted to the county's Twitter handle (@montrose_county) or the following Facebook pages:

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Montrose County
Montrose County Sheriff's Office
Montrose County Veterans Service Officer
Montrose County Fair & Rodeo
Montrose County Empowering Dads Program
Montrose Regional Airport Tribute to Aviation

For media inquiries, please call Media Relations Manager Katie Yergensen at 970-252-4505 (office) or 970-964-8701 (cell) or email
  1. Five Years of Top Performance by Vital Statistics Team

    The Montrose County Clerk and Recorder's Vital Statistics Team is once again the proud recipient of the Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment's (CDPHE) annual Five Star Award Read on...
  2. Low Income Radon Mitigation Assistance Available

    Montrose County Health and Human Services announces Low Income Radon Mitigation Assistance Program now available through Read on...
  3. Information Release

    On Friday, February 10, 2018, Stephen Felix, a 52-year-old male from Olathe Read on...
  4. Montrose Regional Airport is the Fastest Growing in the State

    Montrose Regional Airport (MTJ) is not only the fastest growing airport in western Colorado, but its growth has been noted statewide for the past three years. In the Colorado Department of Transportation’s Division of Aeronautics Annual Report, Read on...
  5. 2018 County Sheriffs of Colorado Scholarship Program

    The Montrose County Sheriff’s Office is proud to announce that Montrose County students are eligible to apply for the County Sheriffs of Colorado’s (CSOC) $500 scholarship. Read on...
  6. Montrose County Helps Secure Over $45,000 in CMU Scholarship Dollars

    For the third year in a row, Montrose County was awarded scholarship funds from the 2017-2018 Colorado Opportunity Scholarship Initiative (COSI) Matching Student Scholarship grant. The grant was approved Read on...
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