Monthly Archives: September 2013

Flex Fitness Breakin

    During the early morning hours of Sunday, September 29th, Flex Fitness on Jackrabbit Lane was broken into and vandalized.  At approximately 11:00 am, the gym owner called the Gallatin County Sheriff’s Office and reported evidence of forced entry … Continue reading

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Sheriff’s Search and Rescue Responds to Practice Rock

On September 21, 2013, at 4:52 pm, Gallatin County 911 received a call about a climber that fell from Practice Rock in Hyalite Canyon. Initial reports indicated the climber fell 30-40 feet and had a broken ankle and head injury. … Continue reading

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Burn Permits Re-Opened Throughout Gallatin County

As of Wednesday, September 18, 2013, all fire districts in Gallatin County are allowing open burning as a result of the recent moisture across the area. Burn permits are required for open burning throughout the County and can be purchased … Continue reading

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Sheriff’s Office Offers Training

    On Friday September 20th the Gallatin County Sheriff’s Office will be hosting a Safety Training for the faculty of Gallatin Gateway School. The training will encompass; situational awareness pertaining to active shooter scenarios, defensive tactics and initial response … Continue reading

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South Central Zone Fire Restrictions

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE                   Contact:         See Agency Contacts Below Fire Restrictions in the South Central Zone are being lifted in many areas just after midnight, early Friday morning, September 13, 2013.  Stage 1 restrictions are being lifted for Gallatin National Forest, … Continue reading

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Sheriff to attend National Sheriff’s Institute

  Sheriff Brian Gootkin applied to the National Sheriff’s Institute and was selected and will be attending the National Institute of Corrections (NIC) training program this week in Colorado.  Only approximately 30 first term Sheriffs from across the United States … Continue reading

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Funeral Arrangements for Sheriff’s Deputy Killed Monday

(Bozeman, Mont.) The funeral for Deputy Sheriff John “Amos” Ridenour, killed yesterday in a climbing accident in Hyalite Canyon, will be Saturday September 7th at 11:00 a.m. at Grace Bible Church.  The Church is located at the corner of South 19th Ave and Stucky … Continue reading

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Deputy Sheriff

Today at 08:23 am the Gallatin County Sheriff’s Office lost a family member in a tragic climbing accident. John “Amos” Ridenour was rock climbing in the Hyalite area when he fell to his death. Amos has been a deputy with the … Continue reading

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