Author Archives: Whitney Bermes

Correction on Travis W. Atkins Week press release

The proclamations that the City of Bozeman and Gallatin County will be making declaring Staff Sergeant Travis W. Atkins Week will be for the week of March 25-29. An earlier press release incorrectly stated the dates of the week. Apologies … Continue reading

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Officials to declare March 25-29 as Travis W. Atkins Week in Bozeman, Gallatin County

Officials in Bozeman and Gallatin County will join the nation in honoring and recognizing the sacrifice of a Montana soldier who will posthumously receive the Medal of Honor next week. The Bozeman City Commission and the Gallatin County Commission will … Continue reading

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Belgrade VFW to present donation to Gallatin County Treatment Court

This Friday, the Belgrade VFW Post will present Gallatin County Treatment Court and the Friends of the Treatment Court (FOTC) with its largest single donation in the programs’ history. Jim Matters, Jr., Commander of the VFW Nicholas Bloem Post 12112 … Continue reading

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Verizon 911 issues in Gallatin County resolved

The issues between telecommunication companies that were causing 911 calls from Verizon Wireless phones in Gallatin County to go to nonemergency lines have been resolved. Emergency calls from Verizon phones are now going to the correct emergency lines at the … Continue reading

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Issues with Verizon calls to the Gallatin County 911 Center

Due to issues with telecom companies that provide services for the Gallatin County 911 Center, calls to 911 in Gallatin County from Verizon Wireless phones are currently being re-routed to the center’s non-emergency lines. This is not due to any … Continue reading

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New security screening process at Law and Justice Center starting next week

After three weeks of practicing, Gallatin County Sheriff’s Office personnel will begin a new screening process at the Law and Justice Center starting Monday, Feb. 25. To increase safety for everyone who uses the Law and Justice Center, there will … Continue reading

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Annual Gallatin County Spelling Bee to be held Feb. 23

The 2019 Gallatin County Spelling Bee will be held on Saturday, Feb. 23 at 9 a.m. in the Hager Auditorium of the Museum of the Rockies in Bozeman. One of the oldest academic competitions in the area, the bee features the … Continue reading

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Gallatin County Commission to consider agreement settling Bear Canyon Road lawsuit

Next week, the Gallatin County Commission will consider an agreement that settles years-old litigation between the county and the state surrounding portions of Bear Canyon Road. If the commission votes to approve the proposed settlement, a roughly 1.5-mile stretch of … Continue reading

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Commissioners support effort to add fourth District Court judge to serve Gallatin County

On Feb. 1, Bozeman Senator JP Pomnichowski introduced a bill requesting the Montana State Legislature create a position for a fourth District Court Judge in the 18th Judicial District, which serves Gallatin County. Senate Bill 203 is co-sponsored by a majority … Continue reading

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Gallatin County 911 working through big changes

It has been a year of change at the Gallatin County 911 Dispatch Center, including brand new dispatching, paging and phone systems, among many other improvements. Couple growing pains from adopting new systems with a shortage of dispatchers, however, and that has … Continue reading

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