Month: April 2021

  • Free Electronic-Waste Collection Event at Logan Landfill

    For immediate release: April 22, 2021 Gallatin Solid Waste Management District and 406 Recycling are hosting the annual free electronic waste collection event on Saturday, April 24 at Logan Landfill from 8 AM to 2 PM. Collected items will be processed by 406 Recycling, an R2-certified recycler, which ensures that high environmental standards are met […]

  • 4/20/2021 Easier Sign-Ups for Gallatin County COVID Vaccine Appointments

    For immediate release: April 20, 2021 The Gallatin City-County Health Department is introducing a new, easier way to sign up for COVID-19 vaccine clinics hosted by the county. See the full press release here. The Gallatin City-County Health Department Call Center is open Monday-Saturday from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. to answer questions about COVID-19. […]

  • Update on West Yellowstone Pursuit

    For immediate release: April 19, 2021 In the early morning hours of April 16, 2021, following a vehicle pursuit with law enforcement, Henry Porter (22) and Erika Miller (28), both of Billings, MT, were found deceased in a wooded area near Duck Creek north of West Yellowstone, MT. Both victims were found deceased of a […]

  • 4.17.21 Fan Mountain Rescue

    On April 17, 2021, Gallatin County Sheriff Search and Rescue was called to Fan Mountain for an injured skier. The injured party was backcountry skiing when they fell and slid several hundred feet down the slope. The slide resulted in a knee injury which prevented their self-rescue. Gallatin County Sheriff Search and Rescue in Big […]

  • 4.16.21 M Trail Rescue

    On April 16th at  5:47pm Gallatin County 911 received a call of a hiker who had fallen approximately half way up the steep way of the M trail and suffered a possible broken ankle. The hiker was in severe pain and unable to bear any weight on the injury.  Gallatin County Sheriff Search and Rescue, Gallatin County […]

  • Homicide Suspects Pursuit Near West Yellowstone

    For immediate release: April 16, 2021 On April 15, 2021, at approximately 10:30 PM, the Gallatin County Sheriff’s Office was called as part of a multi-agency response in the West Yellowstone area for a vehicle pursuit. The suspect vehicle was wanted in connection with a homicide out of Billings. The two suspects exited their vehicle […]

  • Ballots for Gallatin County School and Special Districts Election Mailed on Friday

    Gallatin County Election Department For immediate release: April 16, 2021 On Friday, April 16, ballots for the 2021 school and special districts election on May 4 in Gallatin County are being mailed to active voters in districts that are holding elections. Those districts include the following: Schools: Amsterdam Anderson Belgrade Big Sky Bozeman Gallatin Gateway […]

  • 4.15.21 Bakers Hole Area Bear Attack

    On Thursday April 15, 2021 at approximately 3:42 pm, Gallatin County Sheriff’s Office, Forest Service, West Yellowstone Police Department & Hebgen Basin Fire & EMS responded to a report of a grizzly bear attack on an individual near Bakers Hole Campground area.  Law Enforcement teams were able to locate the injured party after approximately 50 […]

  • Gallatin County Federal Lawsuit

    For immediate release: April 15, 2021 Beginning on November 16, 2020, a non-jury trial was held in the case of Daniels vs. Gallatin County. The case involved an accident on the East Frontage Road that occurred on January 12, 2017, when a County snow plow collided with Ms. Daniels’s car. On March 10, 2021, District […]