Monthly Archives: February 2013

Gallatin County Sheriff/Coroner’s Office

  Gallatin County Sheriff’s Office received a report on Monday, Feb. 25th  of a white vehicle, possibly a Honda or Subaru with front end damage, driving slow and possibly following a student in the River Rock area.  No license plate, … Continue reading

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Gallatin County Sheriff/Coroner’s Office

  On 2/26/13 West Yellowstone Dispatch received an emergency call for an injured snowmobiler on the Two Top Trail, near junction eight.  WY Search and Rescue, US Forest Service, Yellowstone National Park and Gallatin County Sheriff’s personnel were assigned to … Continue reading

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Snowboarder Rescued after Crash in Hyalite

  (Bozeman, Mt.) Friday afternoon at 4:25 p.m. the Sheriff’s Office received a report of an injured snowboarder in the area South of Hyalite Reservoir. Sheriff’s Search & Rescue, Rae Sourdough Fire and AMR responded to the call. The injured … Continue reading

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Bozeman Man Survives Avalanche on Bridger Peak

(Bozeman, Mt.) A 26 year old Bozeman man is at Deaconess Hospital after surviving being buried in an avalanche today in the Bridger Mountains south of Bridger Bowl.  At 2:45 p.m. today Bridger Bowl contacted the Sheriff’s Office to report … Continue reading

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Snowmobile Crash North of Bridger Bowl Sends one Man to the Hospital.

  (Bozeman) – Sheriff’s Search and Rescue workers were called to the Brackett Creek trailhead a little after 12:00 this afternoon following a report of a 63 year old male involved in a snowmobile crash. According to Sheriff’s Deputy and Incident … Continue reading

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The Start of a Busy Rescue Weekend

  (West Yellowstone, Mont.) Sheriff’s Search and Rescue Units were called into service twice so far today for what is usually a busy Presidents Day weekend in the South of Gallatin County.  At 1:30 p.m., the West Yellowstone Police Department … Continue reading

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Gallatin County Sheriff/Coroner’s Office

  On February 14, 2013, at 6:51 p.m., the 911 Center received a report of a stranded snowmobiler on the Big Sky Snowmobile Trail, which is north of West Yellowstone.  The forty-eight year old Bozeman man had snowmobiled with his … Continue reading

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Gallatin County Sheriff/Coroner’s Office

  As the Gallatin County Sheriff and Vice President of the Montana Sheriffs and Peace Officers Association (MSPOA), I have received many emails and phone calls concerning gun control.  The MSPOA has written a letter addressing these concerns, which I endorse.  … Continue reading

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Two Skiers Survive Avalanche and Overnight Stay in Hyalite

(Bozeman, Mont.) On Saturday night February 09, 2013, at 10:35PM, The Gallatin County Sheriff’s Office received a call reporting two overdue backcountry skiers. The skiers had planned on skiing the Blackmore Trail near Hyalite Dam and told a sister to … Continue reading

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At 5:25 p.m. Thursday a Churchill resident reported an older male in silver or gray sedan had said hello to children in the Churchill area and also had tossed pennies on the ground near them.  Deputies checked the area and will continue with extra patrols.  At the … Continue reading

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