Monthly Archives: December 2017

Update:Truman Gulch Avalanche Rescue

Update 8:40 P.M. the injured skier, a 39 year old man from Bozeman, skied off the ridge from Bridger Bowl into Truman Gulch. He was skiing with friends but they were not nearby. He triggered an avalanche and was carried downhill. He was … Continue reading

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Christmas Eve Rescues

(Gallatin County, Mont.) Two rescues 120 miles apart sent Sheriff’s SAR out today. At 11:00 a.m. West Yellowstone Police Department dispatch received a call from a man reporting that his son had sustained a broken leg in a snowmobile crash … Continue reading

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Conditions Make For Dark Rescue in WYell

(Gallatin County, Mont.)  On Friday at 6:30 pm., the West Yellowstone Police Department received a 911 call reporting a missing/overdue snowmobiler.  The 55-year old male from California became separated from his sons about two hours earlier off the South Plateau trail, … Continue reading

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Garnet Mountain Search

On 12-16-17 at about 1:25 AM, the Gallatin County Sheriff’s Office received a call advising she and her boyfriend had been hiking up Garnet Mountain and were very cold and now unsure of where to go.  They had left at … Continue reading

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Jury Duty Scam

The Gallatin County Sheriff’s Office has received multiple calls regarding an ongoing scam. The scammer identifies himself as a Lieutenant with the Sheriff’s Office and informs people they have missed jury duty. The caller informs you a warrant has been … Continue reading

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