Monthly Archives: January 2016

Big Sky Snowmobilers Rescued

On January 29th at  5:00 pm the Madison County Sheriff’s Office received a call requesting assistance from two lost 37 year old male snowmobilers. They became disoriented in the Buck Ridge Trail Area near Big Sky.   Madison County Sheriff’s … Continue reading

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   (Bozeman, Mont.) Gallatin County Sheriff/Coroner Brian Gootkin announced today that on January 24, 2016 at 01:33 am, Manny Kalfell was pronounced deceased at his S. Rouse residence. 

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Fire Victim Identified

On Wednesday, January 20, 2016, at 5:50 AM, the Gallatin County Coroner’s Office was notified of a death on Ivan Street in Bozeman. 44 year-old Rosanna Yvette De La Cruz was found deceased in her partially burned home. The death … Continue reading

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Being Prepared to Spend the Night Out – Good, Not Telling Someone Where You are Going – Not so Good

(West Yellowstone, Mont.) On January 20, 2016 at 7:00 a.m., the West Yellowstone Police Department dispatch center received a call reporting five snowmobilers who had not returned home from the previous day’s ride.  The caller was the wife of one … Continue reading

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Avalanche Victim Identified

On January 19, 2016, at approximately 4:09P.M., the Gallatin County Sheriff`s Office received a call from Big Sky Medical Clinic advising they were receiving an avalanche victim who did not survive. A Deputy Coroner responded to the Big Sky Medical … Continue reading

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Three Rescues over the Weekend for Snowmobilers in Gallatin County

(Gallatin County, Mont.) On January 17, 2016, at 2:48 p.m., the West Yellowstone Police Department Dispatch received a third party 911 call reporting a snowmobiler in Cabin Creek who had sustained head and face injuries when a large branch struck … Continue reading

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Avalanche in the Bridgers

(Gallatin County, Mont.) Thursday at about 11:42 A.M. a skier at Bridger Bowl reported seeing an avalanche just south of the ski area boundary in an area called the Football Field. The witness did not see anyone caught in the slide. … Continue reading

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Evening Call Prevents Late Night Search

(West Yellowstone, Mont.) On January 4, 2016, at 7:24 p.m., the West Yellowstone Police Department Dispatch received a 911 call from two snowmobilers who were stuck in the deep powder near Two Top Mountain approximately 7 miles southwest of West … Continue reading

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New Years Eve Cold Rescue

   (West Yellowstone, Mont.) On December 31, 2015, at 9:41 p.m., the West Yellowstone Police Department Dispatchreceived a 911 call from a lost snowmobiler. The caller, a 35 year old male from Belgrade Montana, reported that he and three people … Continue reading

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