Author Archives: Deborah McAtee

I-90 Westbound Closed Airport to Belgrade

I-90 westbound between Airport exit and Belgrade exit is closed while Gallatin County Sheriff’s Office and Montana Highway Patrol investigate a serious-injury crash.

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Butte Man Missing

The Gallatin County Sheriff’s Search and Rescue is currently searching for a 73-year-old Butte man. Ronald Lowny’s vehicle was located at the Drouillard Fishing Access site on the Jefferson River near Three Forks, and is believed to have been there … Continue reading

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Lost Girl Found

Yesterday evening an 8-year-old girl was reported missing. She got on her bus at Longfellow school but did not make it home. Her bus driver confirmed that she made it to Bozeman High for her bus exchange but was unsure … Continue reading

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Drug Take Back Day

Medicines that languish in home cabinets are highly susceptible to diversion, misuse and abuse. Rates of prescription drug abuse in the U.S. are alarmingly high, as are the number of accidental poisonings and overdoses due to these drugs by family … Continue reading

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Community Conversation on Domestic Violence

The Sheriff’s Office is hosting a Community Conversation on Domestic Violence. Learn the signs, what you can do to help when you see it, and the challenges law enforcement faces in dealing with this serious issue. Please be advised that … Continue reading

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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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