Author Archives: Jason Jarrett

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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Sheriff Identifies Deceased Male

(Bozeman, Mont.)  Gallatin County Sheriff/Coroner Brian Gootkin identified the man who died this morning on Summer View Lane as 31 year old Eric David Sauerhagen.

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Oregon Woman Injured in Snowmobile Crash near West Yellowstone

(Gallatin County, Mont.)  On Thursday January 3, 2019 at 11:04 am., the West Yellowstone Police Department Dispatch Center received a 911 call reporting a snowmobile crash on the Horse Butte Trail 8 miles northwest of West Yellowstone. The injured party, … Continue reading

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Minnesota Man Injured in Snowmobile Crash

(West Yellowstone, Mont.) Wednesday at 4:47 p.m., West Yellowstone Police Department Dispatch received a 911 call reporting a snowmobiler with a dislocated hip sustained in a snowmobile crash. The 911 coordinates retrieved from the call indicated that the snowmobilers were … Continue reading

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Woman Rescued from Ousel Falls Trail

(Big Sky, Mont.) Tuesday afternoon at 3:00 Sheriff’s Search and Rescue at Big Sky was dispatch to a 72 year old woman hiking on Ousel Falls Trail that had fallen was and unconscious. Rescuers including SAR, a Sheriff’s Deputy and … Continue reading

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Local Men Spend Cold Night on Sixteen Mile

(Gallatin County, Mont.) Sheriff’s Search and Rescue were sent to the North end of Gallatin County this morning to rescue two local men that spent the night in single digit temperatures.  At 7:00 this morning the Meagher County Sheriff’s Office … Continue reading

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Massachusetts Man Injured in Snowmobile Crash

(Gallatin County, Mont.)  Friday at 3:20 pm., the West Yellowstone Police Department Dispatch center received a 911 call reporting a snowmobile crash on the South Plateau Trail approximately 3 miles southwest of the Town of West Yellowstone. The injured party, … Continue reading

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Washington Woman Injured in Snowmobile Crash

(West Yellowstone, Mont.) Wednesday at 3:37 p.m., West Yellowstone Police Department Dispatch received a call from a woman reporting that her daughter had been involved in a snowmobile crash. The injured snowmobiler, a 21 year old female from Gig Harbor … Continue reading

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Drinking Horse Rescue

(Gallatin County, Mont.) Saturday at 10:25 am, Sheriff’s Search and Rescue, Bridger Canyon Fire Department, and an American Medical Response ambulance responded to a backcountry rescue on the Drinking Horse Trail.  A 32 year-old-man was hiking with his wife and … Continue reading

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