Author Archives: Jason Jarrett

Its Hotter than it Looks

(Gallatin County, Mont.) On Friday, August 10th, 2018, a Gallatin County Sheriff’s Deputy and members from the  Sheriff’s Office Search and Rescue at Big Sky responded to a report of two lost hikers  without water from Minnesota on the Sky Rim Trail.  … Continue reading

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Two Rescues Sunday

(Gallatin County, Mont.) Sunday two rescues sent Sheriff’s Search and Rescue Deputies and volunteers to Hyalite and Portal Creek simultaneously. At 4:00 in the afternoon a report of a 67 year old having heart trouble on the Blackmore trail in … Continue reading

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Sunday Rescue in Gallatin Canyon

(Gallatin County, Mont.) Sunday at 1030 am, Gallatin County Sheriff’s Deputies and Search and Rescue personnel, Gallatin Gateway Fire Department, as well as Reach Air Medical Services, conducted a rescue operation to retrieve a woman who had sustained injuries while … Continue reading

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Double Search and Rescue Calls for Big Sky Friday

(Big Sky, Mont.) Friday morning at 11:21 Gallatin County 911 received a report of an injured hiker on Cinnamon Creek Trail south of Big Sky.  The caller reported his wife found a 27 yr old woman two miles up the … Continue reading

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Prepared Group in Sage Creek Helps Get North Carolina Man to Hospital

(Gallatin County, Mont.) Monday at 8:30 p.m., a Gallatin County Sheriff’s Deputy received a call via two-way radio from a Gallatin County Search and Rescue volunteer reporting that a member of his horseback group was experiencing stroke like symptoms. The … Continue reading

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Bozeman Man Dies on Jefferson River

(Gallatin County, Mont.) Sunday morning at 11:45 , Sheriff’s Office Deputies, Sheriff’s Search and Rescue, Three Forks Fire, Willow Creek Fire, AMR and REACH Air Medical responded to a report of an unresponsive man in the Jefferson River whose kayak had flipped … Continue reading

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Injury from Horse Wreck Sends Indiana Woman on a Helicopter Ride

(West Yellowstone, Mont.) On June 26, at 2:46 p.m., West Yellowstone Police Department Dispatch received a call reporting a horseback rider had been injured when she was thrown at Lower Whits Lake 10 miles north of West Yellowstone. Rescuers from … Continue reading

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Unclear Arrangements Lead to Short Search in West Yellowstone Area

(Gallatin County, Mont.) On June 6, 2018 at approximately 11:26 a.m., West Yellowstone Police Department Dispatch received a call from a female reporting that her husband was overdue from a hiking trip up Beaver Creek north of West Yellowstone. The caller indicated … Continue reading

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Hiker Rescued in Hyalite

(Gallatin County Mont.) On Sunday, June 3rd, 2018, at 6:24 PM, Gallatin County Sheriff’s Search and Rescue,  Hyalite Fire Department, and an American Medical Response (AMR) ambulance responded to a backcountry rescue.  A 58-year-old female visiting from Florida slipped while … Continue reading

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Avalanche Victim Identified

(Gallatin County Mont.) This morning the Office of the Sheriff/Coroner identified yesterday’s avalanche victim as Anthony Saracelli, age 39, of Bozeman.

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