Category Archives: Media Release

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Scams

The Gallatin County Sheriff’s Office has received multiple calls from citizens who state they were contacted by the IRS and told to call 701-428-8115 or a warrant was going to be placed on them. This is a scam and you … Continue reading

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Gallatin River Ranch Rescue

On Sunday, October 15th, 2017, around 6:00 pm, the Gallatin County Sheriff’s Search and Rescue Division, the Gallatin River Ranch Fire Department, and an American Medical Response (AMR) ambulance responded to a backcountry rescue.  A 76-year-old Texas man most likely … Continue reading

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California Wildfires Illustrate Challenges in Mass Notifications

Release: 171014-01 Contact:  Patrick Lonergan, (406) 599-7881 California Wildfires Illustrate Challenges in Mass Notifications Bozeman, MT – Wildfires burning in Sonoma County, California have reinforced a good practice concerning emergency notifications for use here in Gallatin County.  Providing fast, accurate … Continue reading

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Montana is Earthquake Country, Take a Moment to Prepare

Release:  171011-01 Contact:  Patrick Lonergan, (406) 582-2395 Montana is Earthquake Country, Take a Moment to Prepare Bozeman, MT – Montana has been reminded this year about being one of the more seismically active states in the country and October 19 … Continue reading

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Avalanche South of Big Sky Claims Two Victims

(Madison County, Mont.) Monday Search and Rescue Volunteers from Gallatin County assisted the Madison County Sheriff’s Office with an avalanche recovery on Imp Peak.  The avalanche killed 23-year-old year Inge Perkins of Bozeman, MT. Preliminary investigation indicates that Saturday morning, Oct 7th, … Continue reading

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Victim of Vehicle Accident Identified

On Thursday, September 28, 2017, at approximately 6:25AM, the Gallatin County 911 Dispatch Center received a call from a citizen reporting a vehicle on its side in the ditch near 774 Reese Creek Road.  The caller stated the motor was … Continue reading

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Prescribed Fire

The smoke visible South of Bozeman is from a prescribed fire being conducted by the Custer Gallatin National Forest.  Questions on this can be directed to the Forest Service.

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Public Meetings Scheduled for Emergency Plans

Release: 170927-01 Contact:  Patrick Lonergan, (406) 582-2395 Public Meetings Scheduled for Emergency Plans Bozeman, MT – Gallatin County Emergency Management has scheduled a series of initial public meetings for the revision of the Hazard Mitigation and Community Wildfire Protection Plans. … Continue reading

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Emergency Alert System Test Wednesday

Release:  170919-01 Contact:  Patrick Lonergan, (406) 582-2395 The Federal Emergency Management Agency will be conducting a test of the Emergency Alert System nationwide this Wednesday.  The test will be carried on television and radio stations at 12:20 pm on Wednesday, … Continue reading

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(Gallatin County, Mont.) On Friday, September 22, 2017, at approximately 4:00PM, the Gallatin County 911 Dispatch Center received a call from a passing motorist on I-90 at the bridge over the Gallatin River. The motorist stated they were certain they … Continue reading

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