Monthly Archives: October 2015

Moser Creel Rescue

On Monday, October 26, 2015, around 6:37 pm, the Gallatin County Sheriff’s Office Search and Rescue Division responded to a backcountry rescue.  An eighteen year old male was driving his pick-up in the upper Moser Creek drainage when his truck … Continue reading

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Opening Day Success for Hunters and Search and Rescue. 

  (Gallatin County, Mont.). Saturday at 7:38 pm, Gallatin County Dispatch received a call reporting a lost hunter. The 19 year old Polson man got separated from his party while they were carrying out an elk. He called 9-1-1 because he … Continue reading

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Fall at the M

   On 10/16/15 at approximately 5:30 PM Gallatin County Dispatch received a report of a 40 year old male who had fallen hiking the “M.” The un-witnessed fall left him just below the “M” off of the steeper trail. He … Continue reading

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Cottonwood Gulch Fire Update 10-16-2015

Cottonwood Gulch Fire Update 10-16-2015 ***This will be the last update for the Cottonwood Gulch Fire*** Date: October 16, 2015    Time of Update: 16:00 Media Contact: Kerry O’Connell 406-539-2559 Date and Time of Ignition: October 11, 2015, 11:15 AM Jurisdiction: Gallatin … Continue reading

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Phone Scams

The Gallatin County Sheriff’s Office has been receiving an increasing number of calls from residents who are reporting phone scams. It appears that people are calling residents and telling them that they have missed jury duty and that there is … Continue reading

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Cottonwood Gulch Fire Evening Update 10-14-2015

Cottonwood Gulch Fire Evening Update 10-14-2015 ***The next update will be Friday, October 16, 2015*** Date: October 14, 2015    Time of Update: 17:00 Media Contact: Kerry O’Connell 406-539-2559 Date and Time of Ignition: October 11, 2015, 11:15 AM Jurisdiction: Gallatin County … Continue reading

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Cause of the Cottonwood Gulch Fire

Cause of the Cottonwood Gulch Fire Date: October 14, 2015 Time: 16:00 Media Contact: Kerry O’Connell, 406-539-2559 The Gallatin County Sheriff’s Office has investigated the cause of the Cottonwood Gulch Fire. The fire was accidentally started by a landowner’s vehicle. … Continue reading

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Cottonwood Gulch Fire Photos

  Cottonwood Gulch Fire Photos All photos were taken at the eastern end of the fire on Tuesday, October 13, 2015. All photos courtesy of Patrick Lonergan.  

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Cottonwood Gulch Fire Map

 

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Great Montana Shakeout

October 21st is the Great Montana ShakeOut, and everyone is encouraged to participate.  The simple act of Drop, Cover, Hold on can make all the difference during an earthquake.  We are encouraging our entire community to take a couple minutes … Continue reading

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