Monthly Archives: January 2014

Buck Creek Basin Rescue

      On Wednesday, January 22nd, 2014, at approximately 11:00 am, the Big Sky Division of the Gallatin County Sheriff’s Office Search and Rescue and the Big Sky Fire Department responded to a backcountry rescue in the Buck Creek … Continue reading

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Publishers Clearing House Scam

  The Gallatin County Sheriff’s Office has recently received reports of a Publishers Clearing House scam. Publishers Clearing House winnings are always free and recipients are never required to pay in order to claim their prize. If you are contacted … Continue reading

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Axtell-Gateway Road Opened

Contact:  Patrick Lonergan, 582-2395Media Release:  140114-01 Axtell-Gateway Road Opened Gallatin Gateway, MT – The Gallatin County Road and Bridge Department has re-opened Axtell-Gateway Road.  The road is still rough and the road crews will be visible as they continue working … Continue reading

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Missing Snowmobilers Found

(Bozeman, Mont.) On January 12, 2014, at approximately 2:00 p.m.., the Gallatin County Sheriffs Office received a 911 call from a friend of two snowmobilers who were presumed lost in the Olson Creek area north of Bozeman.  The Gallatin County … Continue reading

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Flooding Recedes, Road Still Closed

Contact:  Patrick Lonergan, 582-2395 Media Release: 140113-01 Flooding Recedes, Road Still Closed Gallatin Gateway, MT – The ice jam on the Gallatin River has opened up allowing the flooding to recede however Axtell-Gateway Road is still closed.  Over the weekend … Continue reading

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Five Snowmobilers Lost in Whiteout

(West Yellowstone, Mont.) On January 11, 2014, at 4:14 p.m., the Fremont County Sheriffs Office in Idaho received a 911 call from a group of five snowmobilers who were lost on Two Top due to white-out conditions. The sheriffs office … Continue reading

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Sheriff Search and Rescue Activity for Thursday and Friday

(Gallatin County Mont.)  Thursday about 11:15 a.m. a 21 year old MSU student from California was skiing north of Bridger Bowl when he collapsed a vw van size cornice and fell on the north side of Duanes Bowl.  He was … Continue reading

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Gallatin River Showing Signs of Ice Breaking Up

The Gallatin River in Gallatin Gateway is beginning to show signs of ice breaking up. This is a good situation that will hopefully create room in the river channel for the water. While we have not seen a noticeable drop … Continue reading

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Video Footage from Gallatin Gateway

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Death Investigation

    On 1/7/14 Gallatin County Sheriff’s Office dispatch received a 911 call from an individual regarding an unresponsive female.   The Big Sky Fire Department responded and administered CPR.  Medical personnel were unable to revive the female and she was … Continue reading

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