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. Montrose County Partners with The Baby Box Co. to Distribute Free Baby Boxes

    Learn how you can obtain your FREE Baby Box for a safe sleep solution. Read on...
  2. March 6th, 2018 Precinct Caucus Day

    Information about Precinct Caucus and how the unaffiliated voter will impact the Primary. Read on...
  3. Montrose County Supports Local Community with over $730,000 in Community Partner Funding

    The Montrose Board of County Commissioners provided over $730,000 funding to local government and non-profit agencies to start off Read on...
  4. Radon Action Month

    Free Radon Testing Kits are Available Now at Montrose County Health & Human Services! Read on...
  5. Building Permits Close 2017 With Marked Increases

    The Montrose County Planning and Development Division finished the year with strong numbers in regard to total Read on...
  6. Skeletonized Remains Found

    Montrose, CO—The skeletonized remains discovered on December 1, 2017, at 59741 US Highway 50 in Olathe, Colorado have been definitively identified as those of Gary G. Goldman, 77 of Olathe, Colorado. Read on...
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