Monthly Archives: August 2016

One Lane Open on Hwy. 191

Traffic is being diverted to single lane within the canyon on Hwy 191. There is still a significant delay in travel.  

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Accident on Hwy 191

Highway 191 in the Canyon is currently closed due to a motor vehicle accident that has caused total blockage. There is no timetable to when it will reopen. Please use an alternate route if possible.  

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Short Search at Big Sky

(Big Sky, Mont.) On Sunday, August 28th, 2016 at 7:55 p.m., Gallatin County Sheriff’s Deputies, Search and Rescue personnel, and Big Sky Fire Department responded to a back country search on the Lower North Fork Trailhead.  While hiking to Gallatin … Continue reading

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Law Enforcement Leaders Offer Free Gun Locks

  After last week’s tragic shooting in Belgrade, all of Gallatin Counties’ Law Enforcement leaders have agreed to provide our patrol deputies and officers with gun locks in their vehicles.  We respond to families in crisis on a daily basis … Continue reading

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Shooting Update

PRESS RELEASE UPDATE ON SHOOTING TRAGEDY IN BELGRADE The shooting incident that occurred on August 18, 2016 that resulted in the death of a 9 year old boy remains under investigation. Detectives have been working diligently to investigate all leads. … Continue reading

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Little Bear Gets Motorcycle

On August 20, 2016 around 10:00 AM Gallatin County Search and Rescue responded to the area of Little Bear Trail for a report of a 28 year old male with an injured shoulder.  The Belgrade man was riding his motorcycle … Continue reading

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Shooting Incident

PRESS RELEASE SHOOTING TRAGEDY IN BELGRADE On August 18, 2016 at approximately 1000 hrs. the Belgrade Police Department received a report of a youth who had been shot in the 1000 Block of Cardinal Drive in Belgrade. Upon arrival officers … Continue reading

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Death of Juvenile

(Gallatin County, Mont.) On August 18, 2016, at approximately 10:00 A.M., Belgrade Police and EMS were called to an address on Cardinal Drive in Belgrade for a gunshot wound to a juvenile. He was transported to Bozeman Deaconess Hospital where … Continue reading

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Wildfire North of Belgrade

update 10:15 pm Dry Creek Fire UPDATE: The majority of the fire crews working on the Dry Creek fire have demobilized for the night.  Several fire units will remain in the area through the night to observe what remains of … Continue reading

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Ridge Runner Rescued

On August 13, 2016 at about 11:30 AM Gallatin County Search and Rescue was called out for a report of an ill runner participating in the Bridger Ridge Run. The 45-year-old man from Iowa made it to the top of … Continue reading

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