Monthly Archives: February 2017

A Rescue a Day Keeps…

(Gallatin County, Mont.) On Saturday, February 25, 2017 at 1:00 pm., the West Yellowstone Police Department Dispatch center received a 911 call reporting a snowmobile crash on the Madison Arm Trail approximately 8 miles northwest of West Yellowstone. The injured … Continue reading

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Cougar Creek Trail Rescue

On Friday, February 24, 2017 at 12:35 pm., the West Yellowstone Police Department Dispatch center received a 911 call reporting a snowmobile crash on the Cougar Creek Trail approximately five  miles northeast of the Town of West Yellowstone. The injured … Continue reading

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Victim of Fatal Car Accident Identified

On February 23, 2017, at approximately 6:50PM, the Gallatin County 911 Dispatch Center received a call reporting a one-vehicle crash at milepost 305 westbound I-90; the vehicle reportedly rolled several times. The Gallatin County Sheriff’s Office, Montana Highway Patrol, Bozeman … Continue reading

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Snow Melt Caution

A significant increase in snow melt along Valley Center Road is currently being observed. This is causing ditches to overflow and forcing water onto roadways. A clogged culvert under Valley Center Road has been cleared and it appears to have … Continue reading

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Snowmobile Crash near West Yellowstone II

(Gallatin County, Mont.)  On Monday, February 21, 2017 at 2:15 p.m., the West Yellowstone Police Department Dispatch center received a 911 call reporting a snowmobile crash on the Madison Arm Loop approximately 2.5 miles west of West Yellowstone. The injured … Continue reading

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Seven Snowmobilers Lost then Found

Sunday evening at 6:31 p.m., the West Yellowstone Police Department Dispatch center received a 911 call from a group of 7 snowmobilers who had gotten turned around and were unable to find their way back to West Yellowstone. The reporting party … Continue reading

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Law and Justice Center Security Training Today

(Bozeman, Mont.) The Gallatin County Sheriffs Office,  Bozeman Police and Fire Departments are instructing “Run, Lock, Fight” training for employees of the Law and Justice Center campus at the Law and Justice Center all day today.  The training is to … Continue reading

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Snowmobile Rescue near West Yellowstone

(Gallatin County, Mont.) On Sunday, February 19, 2017 at 10:12 a.m., the West Yellowstone Police Dispatch center received a 911 call from a local snowmobile rental company reporting an injured snowmobiler on the Two-Top Trail 4 miles Southwest of West … Continue reading

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Missing Juvenile – located

Tristin Carter was located Friday night in Casper, Wyoming and is safe. The Gallatin County Sheriff’s Office would like to thank all the people who assisted us in locating him. Tristin Carter went missing from his residence in Belgrade, MT, … Continue reading

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Valentine Search

(Gallatin County, Mont.) On Tuesday, February 14, at 5:48pm, the Gallatin County Sheriff’s Office and Gallatin County Sheriff’s Search and Rescue responded to a backcountry search. A forty-five year old Bozeman man was riding a motorized snow bike with his two … Continue reading

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