Author Archives: Deborah McAtee

Snowmobilers Rescued Up Olson Creek

(Gallatin County, Mont) On Saturday, March 2nd, 2019, around 4:30 pm, Gallatin County Sheriff’s Search and Rescue responded to a backcountry rescue call.  Two snowmobilers became stuck about seven miles up Olson Creek from Bridger Canyon Rd. The snowmobilers called … Continue reading

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Two Groups of Snowmobilers Retrieved near West Yellowstone

Sunday at 2:26 p.m. West Yellowstone Police Department dispatch received a call from a group of three snowmobilers from Minnesota who indicated they were having difficult locating the trail due to the extremely windy and snowy conditions. Dispatch advised them … Continue reading

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Massachusetts Youth Dies at Big Sky

(Big Sky, Mont.) On February 19th at 2:51, a 9-year-old boy from Carlisle, MA was reported missing by his father. The boy went missing near the junction of Middle Road and Lobo Ski Run at Big Sky Ski Resort. Shortly … Continue reading

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Texas Man Injured in Snowmobile Crash

(Gallatin County, Mont.)  On Wednesday February 6, 2019 at 8:58 am, West Yellowstone Police Department Dispatch received a 911 call reporting a snowmobile crash on the Two Top Trail approximately 2 miles west of West Yellowstone. The injured party, a … Continue reading

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Two Rescues for West Yellowstone

(Gallatin County, Mont.) Gallatin County Sheriff’s Search and Rescue in West Yellowstone was busy today, with a pair of rescues two hours apart. At 9:35 am, West Yellowstone Police Department Dispatch received a 911 call reporting a snowmobile accident on … Continue reading

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Snowmobiler Rescued up Olsen Creek

(Gallatin County, MT) At 7:15 pm on January 24th, the Gallatin County Sheriff’s Search and Rescue responded to Olsen Creek, off Bridger Canyon Road, for a missing snowmobiler. The reporting party said that he and a friend had been riding … Continue reading

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Two Snowmobilers Rescued near West Yellowstone

Sunday at approximately 2:51 p.m., West Yellowstone Police Department Dispatch received a call from a local snowmobile rental company reporting a snowmobiler who was stuck in a deep narrow canyon somewhere west of West Yellowstone. A Gallatin County Sheriff’s deputy … Continue reading

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Gallatin Canyon Assault

(Gallatin County, MT) On Friday, December 28, 2018, at about 1:45 PM, deputies were called to a residence off Highway 191 near the Lava Lake trail head. The caller reported that a person had been stabbed in the chest. The caller … Continue reading

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North Carolina Man Injured in Snowmobile Crash

(Gallatin County, Mont.)  On Saturday December 29, 2018 at 9:30 am, the West Yellowstone Police Department Dispatch received a 911 call reporting a snowmobile crash on the Two Top Trail, approximately 8 miles west of West Yellowstone. The injured party, … Continue reading

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ITunes Scam

(Gallatin County, Montana) The latest gift card scam reported to the Gallatin County Sheriff’s Office involves iTunes cards. In this case, someone hacked a Yahoo account and sent out requests to the contact list, asking for them to purchase iTunes … Continue reading

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