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Its Ski Season

(Gallatin County, Mont.)  Just because the ski hills are not open yet does not mean there is no skiing.  Recent snow fall has lured skiers into the mountains and with that comes the occasional rescue.  Today at about 5:30 P.M. a … Continue reading

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Gallatin County Completes Annual Flood Mitigation Update

Gallatin County is a participant in FEMA’s Community Rating System (CRS) Program. This program offers landowners in County jurisdictional areas a discount on their flood insurance premiums dependent on an evaluation and scoring of the County’s floodplain management program. Gallatin … Continue reading

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Little Bear Rescue

On 11-04-17 at about 8:00 PM, the Gallatin County Sheriff’s Office received a call advising of a vehicle, which had slid off the dirt road and was in a precarious position up Little Bear Road. The caller said he had … Continue reading

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National Take-Back Initiateve

  NATIONAL TAKE-BACK INITIATIVE   Upcoming Take-Back Day Saturday, October 28, 2017 615 S. 16th Ave. Law & Justice Center Bozeman, MT 10:00 am – 2:00 pm   Missouri River Drug Task Force is partnering with the Community-Coalition On Drug … Continue reading

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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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