Monthly Archives: January 2015

Paraskier injured in Crash South of Bridger Bowl

(Gallatin County, Mont.). On 1/30/15 a 27 year old Bozeman man was paraskiing (a hybrid sport linking both skiing and paragliding) just north of Saddle Peak on National Forest Service land. On his fifth flight of the day he was … Continue reading

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Sheriff’s Search and Rescue Responds to Snowmobile Crash Near West Yellowstone

(Gallatin County, Mont.) Today at 12:48 pm., Sheriff’s Search and Rescue in West Yellowstone received a report of a snowmobile accident on the Two Top Trail near junction 16 southwest of the Town of West Yellowstone. A sixty-seven year old … Continue reading

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Victim of Fatal Car Accident Identified

On 26 January 2015 shortly after 6:00 pm, the Gallatin County Sheriff’s Office received a 911 call regarding a two vehicle accident at the intersection of Frontage Road and Bullrush Avenue.  Central Valley Fire Department, American Medical Response, Montana Highway … Continue reading

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Death of 6 year-old Child

      At approximately 4:46 p.m. on January 27, 2015, a 911 call was received regarding a 6 year-old, Three Forks female child, who was unconscious and not breathing in a bathtub.  The Three Forks ambulance, American Medical Response and the … Continue reading

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Death of Big Sky Child

On January 15, 2015, the Gallatin County Coroner’s Office was contacted by Yellowstone County regarding the death of a six year old boy from Big Sky.  The preliminary diagnosis indicated that the child died of complications due to parainfluenza. Subsequent … Continue reading

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Pair of Search and Rescue Calls in the Bridgers Saturday

(Gallatin County, Mont.)  Saturday January 17th at 12:50 p.m. Sheriff’s Search and Rescue units were sent to the Saddle Peak Cliffs North of Bozeman to rescue a 19 year old MSU student that was stranded on the cliffs and in … Continue reading

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Missing Skier at Big Sky

(Big Sky, Mont.) On Sunday 01/04/15 at 2:17 p.m. Sheriff’s Search and Rescue units from Big Sky and personnel from the Big Sky Ski Patrol conducted a search for a 20 year old male that was reported missing. The male … Continue reading

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New Bozeman Resident Learns Backcountry Rules at Bridger

(Gallatin County, Mont.) On 03 January 2015 at 1:40 p.m. a 22 year old male new resident of Bozeman called 911 to report he had gotten lost while snowboarding at Bridger Bowl. The man had started down from Schlasman’s lift … Continue reading

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