Month: January 2022

  • 1/27/2022 COVID-19 Deaths

    For Immediate Release: January 27, 2022 The Gallatin City-County Health Department is saddened to announce that two more Gallatin County residents have passed away from complications due to COVID-19. See the full press release here. The GCCHD website provides up-to-date times, dates, and locations where you can get your COVID-19 vaccine anywhere in Gallatin County. […]

  • 1.26.2022 Rendezvous Ski Trail Rescue

    On Wednesday, January 26, 2022, at 2:47 pm, the West Yellowstone Police Department Dispatch Center received a 911 call from an injured skier on the Rendezvous Trail System 1 mile south of West Yellowstone. The skier reported that they had fallen and sustained a hip and tailbone injury. The skier was experiencing pain and was […]

  • Gallatin County Provides COVID Funds to One Valley Community Foundation to Support Local Nonprofits

      For immediate release: January 25, 2022 Bridget Wilkinson, President and CEO of One Valley Community Foundation 406-587-6262 bridget@onevalley.org Whitney Bermes, Gallatin County Communications Coordinator 406-595-8963 whitney.bermes@gallatin.mt.gov The Gallatin County Commission voted today to provide $500,000 of the county’s COVID-19 relief funds to the One Valley Community Foundation to support nonprofits across Gallatin County that […]

  • 1/20/2022 COVID-19 Deaths

    For immediate release: January 20, 2022 The Gallatin City-County Health Department is saddened to announce that three more Gallatin County residents have passed away from complications due to COVID-19. See the full press release here. It is highly recommended that you make a plan to get fully vaccinated and boosted to help protect yourself and […]

  • 2021 Gallatin County Sheriff Search and Rescue Annual Report

    Sheriff Dan Springer and Gallatin County Sheriff Search and Rescue has released the 2021 Annual Report.  The 2021 Annual Report contains statistics for missions and training.  Multiple missions are highlighted with applicable safety tips.  Many photographs and videos are included to provide a glimpse of our volunteers in action. Sheriff Springer would like to thank […]

  • 1.17.2022 Ousel Falls Rescue

    On Sunday January 17, 2022, at approximately 4:13 pm, Gallatin County Sheriff Search and Rescue-Big Sky Section, along with Big Sky Fire Department, responded to an assistance request from a hiker that had an injury on Ousel Falls Trail. The patient, who was out on a day hike with family, fell down injuring an ankle […]

  • Sheriff Identifies Victims, Suspect in Three Forks Homicides

    For immediate release: January 16, 2022 On Saturday, Jan. 15, 2022, Zachary Eugene Norman, 24 of Three Forks, was arrested on two counts of felony deliberate homicide in connection with the shooting investigation in Three Forks. He is being held in the Gallatin County Detention Center. Gallatin County Sheriff/Coroner Dan Springer identifies the victims as […]

  • Update on Three Forks Homicide Investigation

    For immediate release: January 16, 2022 Gallatin County Sheriff Dan Springer will be providing an update on the Three Forks homicide investigation at a press briefing on Sunday, Jan. 16 at 1:30 PM. The briefing will take place at the Gallatin County Sheriff’s Office Operational Training Center at 677 Laura Louise Lane in Four Corners. […]

  • 1.14.2022 Lionhead Trail Snowmobile Rescue

    On Friday January 14, 2022 at 12:30 pm, Gallatin County Sheriff Search and Rescue in West Yellowstone, responded to a request for assistance from a snowmobiler on the Lionhead Trail System, approximately 8 miles west of town. An individual riding a snowmobile crashed into a tree while rounding a corner, sustaining a possible broken wrist. […]

  • Media Briefing on Three Forks Homicide Investigation

    For immediate release: 1/15/2022 There will be a media briefing to provide information on the Three Forks homicide investigation on Saturday, Jan. 15 at 9 AM at the Three Forks Volunteer Fire Department (13 E. Date St.) Gallatin County Sheriff Dan Springer will be giving information and answering questions. Please note: We have all identified […]