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Climbing Rescue in Hyalite Canyon

(Gallatin County, Mont.) Saturday evening at 6:30 Sheriff’s Search and Rescue with Hyalite Fire Department, AMR Ambulance, Reach Air Ambulance and Central Helicopters responded to Practice Rock in Hyalite Canyon for an injured climber.  The 23 year old man from … Continue reading

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Gallatin County Commission to consider ballot issue changing county elections to nonpartisan

At their June 18 public meeting, Gallatin County Commissioners will consider asking voters if they want to change county elections from partisan to nonpartisan for Gallatin County offices. In this year’s Legislature, Montana lawmakers passed House Bill 129, which allows … Continue reading

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Update: Belgrade High School Incident

On June 4, 2019, Officers from the Belgrade Police Department, Gallatin County Sheriff’s Office, Montana Highway Patrol and Manhattan Police Department responded to the Belgrade High School for an incident which was precipitated by a threatening video posted to social … Continue reading

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Video Threat Investigated at Belgrade Schools

Schools in Belgrade were put under a shelter-in-place order while law enforcement investigated a video that threatened violence toward students. At 12:59 p.m., the Belgrade School District contacted Belgrade Police after it was reported that several students had produced a … Continue reading

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River Rescue Video link

The link for the river safety advisory is available here; https://www.youtube.com/channel/UClO47NkTuqo4F_KgHipLJbA      

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Water Rescue on the Gallatin

(Gallatin County, Mont.) Monday at 8:50 pm, Sheriff’s Search and Rescue responded to a water rescue on the Gallatin River between Axtell Anceny Rd and Norris Rd.  A local Magenta Road resident heard what he thought was screaming coming from … Continue reading

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Violent Offender Task Force Warrant Operation Media Event

In May 2019, members of local law enforcement, along with the US Marshals’ Montana Violent Offender Task Force, conducted Operation Spring Sweep. This was a coordinated multi-agency operation to apprehend violent fugitives with the goal of reducing violent crime in … Continue reading

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UPDATE: Missing 81 year old Man in Belgrade – Located

Update: May 30, 2019                          BELGRADE POLICE DEPARTMENT UPDATE On May 29, 2019 at 10:36 p.m. the Belgrade Police Department received a report of a missing 81 year old … Continue reading

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Community Crisis Response Program Starts Up

(Gallatin County, Mont) Gallatin County law enforcement and mental health services are coming together to provide better services to individuals with mental health emergencies. Community Crisis Response is a collaborative program between Western Montana Mental Health Center, Gallatin County Sheriff’s … Continue reading

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Community Crisis Response Media Event

Sheriff Brian Gootkin, Bozeman Police Chief Steve Crawford, Belgrade Police Chief EJ Clark, and Michael Foust of Western Montana Mental Health Center will hold a press conference on the community’s new collaborative program to address mental health crises more effectively. … Continue reading

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