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Gallatin Local Water Quality District launches online interactive water quality map

The Gallatin Local Water Quality District (GLWQD) has launched an online interactive map where citizens can view water information. This map, developed by the Gallatin County GIS Department shows water quality results for thousands of locations in Gallatin County. It … Continue reading

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Gallatin County Commission to consider support of Forest Plan revision recommendations

At their May 21 public meeting, Gallatin County Commissioners will consider sending a letter in support of the Gallatin Forest Partnership’s proposal as part of the Custer Gallatin Forest Plan Revision process. U.S. Forest Service officials are working on revising … Continue reading

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Missing Man Located

(Gallatin County, Mont) Today, with the help of family and friends, the Gallatin County Sheriff’s Office located Jon Keltner up Leverich Canyon. The Gallatin County Coroner has investigated the death and closed the investigation. The area will be open to … Continue reading

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Leverich Trails Open

(Gallatin County, Mont) Leverich Canyon and connecting trails are open. They may be closed again next weekend, so please plan your hiking and biking adventures accordingly. Thank you to everyone who respected this weekend’s closure.

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Sunday Area Closure

(Gallatin County, Mont.) Sunday May 12, 2019 Leverich Canyon trail head and connecting trails are again closed to the public to assist Sheriff’s Search and Rescue on a missing person search.  Sheriff Gootkin and the Custer Gallatin National Forest appreciate … Continue reading

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Area Closure

(Gallatin County, Mont.) Leverich Canyon south of Bozeman and connecting trails are closed today while Sheriff’s Search and Rescue searches the area for a missing person.

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Missing Butte Man Found Deceased in Missouri River

(Gallatin County, Mont.) Sunday morning, May 5, Broadwater County Sheriff’s Deputies, Broadwater Search and Rescue along with Gallatin County Sheriff’s Investigators and Coroner responded to a body in the Missouri River at Toston Dam.  Search and Rescue recovered 73-year-old Ronald Lowny of Butte … Continue reading

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Garnet Mountain Rescue

On May 2nd 2019 at 8:17am, the Gallatin County Dispatch Center received a call from a man who reported that he and three friends were stranded in the area of the Garnet Mountain Fire Lookout Tower. All four hikers were … Continue reading

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Local Law Enforcement Carries the Torch for Special Olympics Montana

Montana Law Enforcement Officers and their friends have hit the streets, highways and byways of Montana.  In addition to fulfilling their duties of enforcing speed limits, maintaining order, and keeping our state safe, they are fulfilling another type of duty: … Continue reading

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Coroner Identification

(Gallatin County, Mont.) The Sheriff/Coroner identified the person who died this morning at Jackrabbit and Cameron Bridge as 67 year old Robert A Melson of Belgrade.  The death was the result of a medical condition and not the vehicle crash … Continue reading

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