Monthly Archives: September 2014

Ohio Dentist Rescued After ATV Crash on Flathead Pass

(Gallatin County, Mont.) Today at about 1:15 p.m. Sheriff’s Search and Rescue was dispatched to Flathead Pass North of Bozeman for an injured ATV rider.  A group of 5 visiting a friend in Belgrade were riding over Flathead Pass Road.  … Continue reading

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Sherriff/Coroner Identifies Crash Victim

(Gallatin County, Mont.) The Office of the Sheriff/Coroner today identified the victim of the vehicle crash near West Yellowstone last night.  20 year old Joseph J. Morelli was from Park City Utah and an MSU student.  The crash is being investigated by the Montana Highway Patrol.  ###### … Continue reading

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Mountain Bike Crash South of Tripple Tree Sends MSU Grad Student to Hospital

(Gallatin County. Mont.) At about 6:00 p.m. this evening Sheriff’s Search and Rescue Volunteers were dispatched to the second call of the day for a mountain biker injured in a crash south of Triple subdivision.  The 30 year old male graduate student from … Continue reading

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Motorcyclist Rescued from Hyalite Lake

(Gallatin County, Mont.)  On Thursday evening the Gallatin County 9-1-1 Center received the report of an injured motorcyclist several miles above the Grotto Falls trailhead in Hyalite Canyon, near Hyalite Lake. At 7:00 p.m. a male called to report that … Continue reading

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“M” Trail Rescue

On September 5, 2014 at 2:31 p.m., the Gallatin County/Bozeman City 911 center received a report of an injured hiker on the popular “M” trail outside of Bozeman. It was reported that a 61 year-old female from Belgrade had hurt … Continue reading

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Madison River Rescue

On September 4th, 2014, at approximately 3:57 p.m., the 911 dispatch center received a call from a canoeist requesting assistance.  The caller said that an elderly female was on a canoe trip with family and friends on the South Fork of the … Continue reading

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Fire Districts Allowing Open Burning

Media Release For Immediate Release                              Contact: Kerry O’Connell 9/3/2014 12:00 PM                                    Phone: 406-582-2085 Fire Districts in Gallatin County Allowing Open Burning Fire districts in Gallatin County are once again allowing open burning. Fire officials agree it is an appropriate step … Continue reading

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Long, Scary Day for Wilderness Hikers

​(Gallatin County, Mont.). On Saturday, August 30th, around 4:15 pm, the Gallatin County Sheriff’s Office and the Big Sky, Hams Radio, and Helicopter groups of the Sheriff’s Search and Rescue Division responded to a backcountry search in a remote part … Continue reading

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