Monthly Archives: August 2011

Press Release

PRESS RELEASE On August 31, 2011, at approximately 2:30 a.m. the Gallatin County Sheriff’s Coroner’s Office was advised of a fatal motor vehicle accident. The accident occurred on West Dry Creek Road in Manhattan. The accident, a one vehicle roll … Continue reading

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Press Release – CrimeStoppers

CrimeStoppers Announcement At approximately 9:30 am on Saturday, August 27, a motorcycle was observed eastbound on Huffine Lane traveling at an extremely high rate of speed, weaving in and out of traffic. The same motorcycle was later observed eastbound on … Continue reading

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Playing it Safe Pays Off

    For Immediate Release   8/27/11     A good plan produced a good outcome for a backcountry search this week near West Yellowstone. On August 27, 2011, at 5:47 p.m.  a Bozeman resident called the Gallatin County Sheriffs Office and … Continue reading

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Fort Ellis Fire Service Area Closes All Open Burning

As of 6 PM, August 262011, the Fort Ellis Fires Service Area, encompassing the area East from the Bozeman City limits to the Park County line, has closed open burning due to extreme fire conditions. The open burning closure includes … Continue reading

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All Open Burning Closed in Bozeman City Limits due to Extreme Fire Conditions

At 4:30 P.M. Friday August 26, 2011 all open burning in Bozeman City Limits was suspended. Due to extreme fire conditions, high temperatures, low humidity and forecast high winds, all open burning is closed in the Bozeman City Limits until … Continue reading

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Search and Rescue Phone Solicitations

  August 22, 2011 The Sheriff’s Office has been made aware that phone solicitations are being made in the Gallatin County area by people representing themselves as “local search and rescue”. Gallatin County Search and Rescue does not solicit funds … Continue reading

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Local Emergency Responders Prepare for the Worst

Mass Casualty Training August 17, 2011   (Fort Ellis, MT.) – More than 40 volunteers from several local agencies spent a warm summer evening in the hills above Bozeman Tuesday preparing for the worst and working to bring about the best results. … Continue reading

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PRESS RELEASE

Press Release For Immediate Release On August 10, 2011, at approximately 1755 hours, the Gallatin County Sheriff’s Office received a 911 call reporting a man missing on the Gallatin River a short distance south of Norris Road. It was initially … Continue reading

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Press Release

GALLATIN COUNTY, MONTANA On 08-06-11 at approximately 1608 hours, Park County dispatch received a 911 call from two lost hikers in the Bridger Bowl Area. Park County dispatch contacted Gallatin County dispatch. The Gallatin County Sheriff’s Office, Gallatin County Search … Continue reading

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Fort Ellis Fire Service Area Annual Picnic August 11, 2011

Fort Ellis Fire/Rescue will host its annual picnic, Thursday, August 11th from 5:30-7:30 pm at the fire station, 3725 Bozeman Trail Road.  The event is open to the public and will feature hamburgers, hot dogs and veggie burgers, side dishes … Continue reading

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