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Sheriff’s Office Requests Public’s Assistance on Missing Person Case

(Gallatin County, Mont.) The Gallatin County Sheriff’s Office is seeking the public’s assistance in locating a missing person, 32 year old, Michaela Douglas of Belgrade. Michaela is approximately 5’3”, 150 pounds, brown hair and green eyes.  Michaela was last seen in … Continue reading

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Logan Landfill Waives Fees for Horseshoe Fire Victims

Contact:  Patrick Lonergan, (406) 582-2395 Release 180927-01 Logan Landfill Waives Fees for Horseshoe Fire Victims On Wednesday, September 26th the Board of Directors for the Gallatin Solid Waste Management District voted to waive tipping fees up to $2000 until January … Continue reading

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Lost Hikers in Beehive

(Gallatin County, Mont.) Wednesday at about 10:34 PM, the Gallatin County 911 received a call from an adult male who said he and his girlfriend had been hiking the Beehive Basin trail to the lake. When they came back they … Continue reading

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90-Day Appeal Period Starting for Proposed Floodplain Maps

Media Alert 90-Day Appeal Period Starting for Proposed Floodplain Maps – City of Bozeman and Gallatin County Background The City of Bozeman and Gallatin County have been working with the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) and the Montana Department of … Continue reading

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Horseshoe Fire Update 10:15 AM 9/16/18

SIZE:   1,223 acres CONTAINMENT:   100% CAUSE:   Under Investigation FIRE LOCATION:   20 miles N of Logan, Gallatin County PROTECTION:   Gallatin County OWNERSHIP:   Private FIRE SITUATION:  Due to the firefighters’ hard work, the Horseshoe Fire was declared 100 % contained at 5 … Continue reading

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Horseshoe Fire Update 6:30 PM 9/15/18

Due to the firefighters’ hard work, the Horseshoe fire was declared 100 % contained at 5 PM today. A small group of resources continue to address an area of residual heat in the fire’s interior. Resources will continue to demobilize … Continue reading

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Horseshoe Fire Update 9:10 am September 15, 2018

SIZE:   1,223 acres CONTAINMENT:   65% CAUSE:   Under Investigation FIRE LOCATION:   20 miles N of Logan, Gallatin County PROTECTION:   Gallatin County OWNERSHIP:   Private RESOURCES: 3 Hand Crews (20 people/crew) 16 Engines 1 Helicopter 2 Heavy Equipment (1 skidgen, 1 water tender) … Continue reading

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Horseshoe Fire 7:00 PM Update

Firefighting resources continued to seek and destroy hot spots today within the burned area. Containment has increased to 65% due to a larger portion of the fires perimeter being secured and strengthened. Fire size remains at 1,225 acres and fire … Continue reading

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Hoseshoe Fire Update 9:30 AM

Crews headed out to the fire this morning to build and improve fireline; search for heat along the fires perimeter; use air resources to haul water as needed; mop-up; and patrol around structures. Fire activity yesterday was minimal with creeping … Continue reading

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Horseshoe Fire Update 7:00 PM 9/13/18

Today crews did a thorough grid of areas adjacent to the fires perimeter in search of hot spots. Due to outstanding efforts, containment has increased to 33%. The structures destroyed in the Horseshoe Fire consisted of three primary residences; two … Continue reading

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