Monthly Archives: February 2012

Open Burning Starts Friday

Media Release Contact:  Patrick Lonergan, 582-2395 Release #120228-01   Bozeman, MT – Open burning in the State of Montana begins March 1st. Starting Friday residents of Gallatin County will be able to activate the required $15 Gallatin County Burn Permit to … Continue reading

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Snowmobile Crash lead to Rescue outside West Yellowstone

On Sunday February 26th Sheriff’s Search and Rescue in West Yellowstone was notified of a snowmobile accident approximately one half mile from Highway 191 on the Cougar Creek snowmobile trail.  Two sixty-four year old males were involved.  One was from … Continue reading

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Saddle Peak Rescue

  February 24, 2012 (Bozeman) – Gallatin County Search and Rescue workers rescued a female skier caught in an avalanche Friday afternoon in the Saddle Peak area of the Bridger Mountains. According to the Gallatin County Sheriff’s Office, one member … Continue reading

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Six Spend a Cold Night in the Bridgers

  (Bozeman) – A long and difficult overnight search in the northern range of the Bridger Mountains resulted in the rescue of six individuals this morning who were trapped high in the high country by in heavy snow, dropping temperatures … Continue reading

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Responders Learn Special Skills to Help Persons with Mental Illness

Press Release – For Immediate Release – 2-16-12 Follow-up contact: Sheriff Brian Gootkin 582-2125  This week First Responders from 14 agencies and nursing students are learning special skills and resources available to help persons with mental health illness.  The training … Continue reading

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Open Burning Begins March 1st

Bozeman, MT – Open burning in the State of Montana begins March 1st.  Starting on the 1st residents of Gallatin County will be able to activate the required $15 Gallatin County Burn Permit to conduct burning.  Permits can be purchased online … Continue reading

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Search and Rescue Works on the Weekends

 Press Release 2-14-12 at 9:37 a.m. On February 9, 2012, at 4:38 p.m. Sheriff’s Search and Rescue responded to a report of an injured snowmobiler approximately four miles west of West Yellowstone near the South Fork of the Madison River.  … Continue reading

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Snowmobiler Rescued South of West Yellowstone

PRESS RELEASE   For Immediate Release 2-8-12 at 9:15 a.m.      On 7 February 2012 Sheriff’s Search and Rescue in West Yellowstone was notified of a snowmobile accident approximately seventeen miles south of West Yellowstone near the border of Yellowstone … Continue reading

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Sheriff’s Office Seeks Infomation on I-90 Woman

Press Release For Immediate Release 2-7-12 at 11:50 Sheriff’s Deputies, Search and Rescue, Manhattan and Central Valley Fire Depts were searching Tuesday night in the area of the Central Park Bridge on I-90.  Several 911 calls about 9:30 p.m. reported … Continue reading

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Dudley Creek Search

Press Release For Immediate Release 2-6-12 A 36 year old Big Sky man was reported missing from his home on February 5, 2012. A Deputy responded, began investigating the case, and activated Sheriff’s search and rescue teams. Search Dogs checked … Continue reading

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