Month: May 2021

  • 5.26.2021 Ousel Falls Rescue

    On Wednesday, May 26, 2021 at approximately 7:20 pm, Gallatin County Sheriff Search and Rescue in Big Sky responded to a request for assistance from two hikers that fell into the South Fork of the Gallatin River. The first individual slipped and fell into the river and the second individual jumped into the water to […]

  • Process for Vacant Bozeman Trustee Appointment

    Gallatin County Superintendent of Schools Office   For immediate release: May 26, 2021 The Gallatin County Superintendent of Schools learned that a vacancy was created within the Bozeman School District No. 7 Board of Trustees. The Board of Trustees did not fill the vacancy within sixty days of its occurrence. Thus, Montana law provides that […]

  • Fort Ellis Fire Department Structure Fire

    At 4:57 pm on May 23rd, Fort Ellis Fire/Rescue on the east end of Bozeman was paged to a reported structure fire at 1321 Robin Lane.  Upon arrival, firefighters encountered flame lengths of 30 feet high and heavy smoke on the rear of the home.  All occupants escaped the home after hearing an explosion from […]

  • 05/18/2021 COVID-19 Death

    For Immediate Release: May 18, 2021 The Gallatin City-County Health Department is saddened to announce that one more Gallatin County resident has passed away from complications due to COVID-19. See the full press release here. The Gallatin City-County Health Department Call Center is open Monday-Friday from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. to answer questions about COVID-19. […]

  • 5.16.21 Middle Cottonwood Lost Hiker

    On Sunday, May 16th at approximately 10:07 pm, Gallatin County Sheriff Search and Rescue in Bozeman responded to a request for assistance from a lost hiker near Saddle Peak. The hiker was trying to return to Middle Cottonwood trailhead but became disoriented due to darkness and snow covering the trail. The hiker called 911 then […]

  • 5/17/2021 – Public Forum – Health Officer Final Interview

    For Immediate Release: May 17, 2021 The three finalists for the Gallatin City-County Health Officer position have completed formal interviews. Their final interviews will be done in a public forum to provide transparency in the process and allow the public to weigh in on the selection. See the full press release here. For more information […]

  • 5/14/2021 – Health Officer Face Coverings Order Rescinded

      For immediate release: May 14, 2021 Based on guidance from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention issued yesterday, and on improving epidemiology of our COVID-19 outbreak in Gallatin County, Health Officer Matt Kelley is rescinding the local Health Officer order related to face coverings, effective today. See the full press release here. The […]

  • Detention Center Anniversary

    Recently the Gallatin County Detention Center marked the 10th anniversary of the first inmates moving into the current Detention Center, a project the voters of Gallatin County approved in 2008. At the Gallatin County Detention Center, we have worked to improve public safety and the quality of life in Gallatin County. We maximize the community’s […]

  • 5/5/2021 – Opening Appointments for 12-15 Year-Olds

    For Immediate Release: May 5, 2021 In anticipation of soon receiving emergency use authorization (EUA) of the Pfizer COVID-19 vaccine for kids ages 12 to 15 years old, the Gallatin County City-County Health Department will be expanding appointments for that age group in our upcoming vaccine clinics. See the full press release here. The Gallatin City-County […]

  • 5/5/2021 – Update on Local COVID-19 Emergency Rules in Gallatin County

    For immediate release: May 5, 2021 On Wednesday morning, the Gallatin City-County Board of Health discussed current local emergency rules that are meant to help slow the spread of COVID-19 in Gallatin County and legislation that may make those rules unenforceable. See the full press release here. The Gallatin City-County Health Department Call Center is […]