Media Relations

Overview



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.

Responsibilities



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 kyergensen@montrosecounty.net.  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 estory@montrosecounty.net.

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. Montrose County Awarded $200,000 DOLA Grant for Historic Courthouse Renovation Design

    Montrose, COLO.— The Montrose Board of County Commissioners received a stamp of approval earlier this week on a Colorado Department of Local Affairs (DOLA) grant Read on...
  2. LEAP Applications Accepted Starting Nov. 1st

    Montrose County Health and Human Services Division will accept Low Income Energy Assistance Program (LEAP) applications from November 1st through April 30th, 2019. LEAP is designed to help low-income households meet their winter home heating costs. Read on...
  3. Fifth Annual Free Drive-Through Vaccination Clinic Oct. 23rd

    Help Montrose County, City Market, Montrose Memorial Hospital, and the City of Montrose Stop the Flu Bug this Tuesday, October 23rd at the fifth annual free Drive-Through Vaccination Clinic from Read on...
  4. Planning and Development Offices Closed Oct. 25th and 26th

    Montrose County Planning and Development Offices will be closed on Thursday October 25th and Friday October 26th for Read on...
  5. Montrose County and U.S. Forest Service Share Resources to Improve Public Roads

    County crews recently finished placing four inches of new gravel on two separate sections of 90 Road that traverse through the Uncompahgre National Forest. Read on...
  6. Phyllis Alleman Celebrates Historic Courthouse with National Register Plaque

    Montrose, COLO.—The historic courthouse now sports the hardware to match its official Historic Place on the National Read on...
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