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 responsible for acting as the Public Information Officer in the Incident Command Staff during an emergency. The Media Relations team also 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 Social Media Specialist Erika Story at 970-252-4546 (office) or 970-417-8711 (cell) or

Montrose County Websites

Montrose County
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

  1. Hunting Death Under Investigation

    Montrose, COLO.—The Montrose County Sheriff’s Office (MCSO) received a 911 call Read on...
  2. Information Release

    Montrose, CO— In the late afternoon of Saturday, April 21, 2018, Kyle Cody Duran, 23, of Montrose Read on...
  3. Montrose County Roundup Spring 2018

    Read the Montrose County Spring 2018 Roundup online. Read on...
  4. Suspects Apprehended in Drive-By Shooting Investigation

    The Montrose County Sheriff’s Office (MCSO) has apprehended two suspects in the alleged drive-by shooting off Chipeta Road on Monday, April 16th. Four shots were randomly fired at multiple residences. No injuries were reported and there is minimal Read on...
  5. MCSO Invests in Coda Device for Officer and Community Safety

    Montrose, COLO.—The Montrose County Sheriff’s Office is now home to a Coda device drug analysis system. The Coda device is a portable computer unit Read on...
  6. Drug Task Force Releases Impressive 2017 Stats

    Montrose, COLO.—The drug task force (DTF) continues to be instrumental in the war on drugs and the proof is in the impressive 2017 statistics Read on...
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