Author Archives: Jason Jarrett

Snowmobile Season Continues in West Yellowstone

Gallatin County, Mont.)  On Saturday March 16, 2018 at 1:38pm, the West Yellowstone Police Department Dispatch center received a 911 call reporting a snowmobile crash on the Two Top Trail approximately 2 miles west of the Town of West Yellowstone. The injured party, a 45-year-old female from Montana, had sustained a leg injury when the snowmobile she … Continue reading

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Storm Castle Snowmobiler Search

(Gallatin County, Mont.) Shortly after midnight on Tuesday, Sheriff’s Search and Rescue responded to the Storm Castle trailhead for an overdue snowmobiler. The 52 year old Bozeman man’s wife reported that he had gone snowmobiling by himself in the area of Storm Castle and was … Continue reading

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Snowmobiler Rescued from Cabin Creek

(Gallatin County, Mont.) Tuesday at 2:02 p.m. West Yellowstone Police Department dispatch received a 911 call from a snowmobiler reporting that a member of his group had crashed and broken his femur. The injured snowmobiler, a 44 year old male … Continue reading

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Rescuers Battle Conditions to Save Father and Son

(Gallatin County, Mont.) Tuesday evening at 6:30 a Sheriff’s Deputy at Big Sky received a report from a wife in Utah reporting that her husband and 12-year-old son were overdue from a hiking trip in the Spanish Peaks area. It was … Continue reading

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Cold Night on 16 Mile Road

(Gallatin County, Mont.) On February 5 at 11:14 Gallatin County 911 received a report from Meager County Dispatch of a possible stuck motorist in the northern part of Gallatin County. A male subject had called 911 and the call was … Continue reading

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Conditions are Hard on Snowmobiles this Year

(Big Sky, Mont.) Saturday at 3:04 pm, the Gallatin County Dispatch Center received a 911 call reporting an injured snowmobiler 1.5 miles up Buck Ridge south of Big Sky, MT. The 36 year old Bozeman man had launched off a … Continue reading

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Sheriff/Coroner Identifies Victim of Truck, Train Collision

(Gallatin County, Mont) Sheriff/Coroner Brian Gootkin identified the man killed this morning as 46 year old William Terry of Belgrade.

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Sheriff Identifies Man Killed in Snowmobile Crash

(West Yellowstone, Mont.) The Office of the Sheriff/Coroner today identified the man killed Monday in a snowmobile crash in West Yellowstone.  60 year old Michael Najjar of Five Points Alabama was declared deceased at the scene.

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Stranded Snowmobilers Rescued

(West Yellowstone, Mont.) Monday at 5:15 p.m., West Yellowstone Police Department Dispatch received a 911 call from two Minnesota snowmobilers who were stranded. Given the steep terrain and low snow levels the two men in their 20’s indicated that they were incapable … Continue reading

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New York Woman injured in Snowmobile Crash

(West Yellowstone, Mont.) Tuesday at 10:02 a.m., Yellowstone National Park received a 911 call reporting a snowmobile crash in the Park near Riverside Drive about 6 miles East of West Yellowstone.  The crash caused both the snowmobile and rider to end up in … Continue reading

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