Author Archives: Jason Jarrett

Rescuers Battle Conditions to Save Father and Son

(Gallatin County, Mont.) Tuesday evening at 6:30 a Sheriff’s Deputy at Big Sky received a report from a wife in Utah reporting that her husband and 12-year-old son were overdue from a hiking trip in the Spanish Peaks area. It was … Continue reading

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Cold Night on 16 Mile Road

(Gallatin County, Mont.) On February 5 at 11:14 Gallatin County 911 received a report from Meager County Dispatch of a possible stuck motorist in the northern part of Gallatin County. A male subject had called 911 and the call was … Continue reading

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Conditions are Hard on Snowmobiles this Year

(Big Sky, Mont.) Saturday at 3:04 pm, the Gallatin County Dispatch Center received a 911 call reporting an injured snowmobiler 1.5 miles up Buck Ridge south of Big Sky, MT. The 36 year old Bozeman man had launched off a … Continue reading

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Sheriff/Coroner Identifies Victim of Truck, Train Collision

(Gallatin County, Mont) Sheriff/Coroner Brian Gootkin identified the man killed this morning as 46 year old William Terry of Belgrade.

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Sheriff Identifies Man Killed in Snowmobile Crash

(West Yellowstone, Mont.) The Office of the Sheriff/Coroner today identified the man killed Monday in a snowmobile crash in West Yellowstone.  60 year old Michael Najjar of Five Points Alabama was declared deceased at the scene.

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Stranded Snowmobilers Rescued

(West Yellowstone, Mont.) Monday at 5:15 p.m., West Yellowstone Police Department Dispatch received a 911 call from two Minnesota snowmobilers who were stranded. Given the steep terrain and low snow levels the two men in their 20’s indicated that they were incapable … Continue reading

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New York Woman injured in Snowmobile Crash

(West Yellowstone, Mont.) Tuesday at 10:02 a.m., Yellowstone National Park received a 911 call reporting a snowmobile crash in the Park near Riverside Drive about 6 miles East of West Yellowstone.  The crash caused both the snowmobile and rider to end up in … Continue reading

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Sheriff Identifies Deceased Male

(Bozeman, Mont.)  Gallatin County Sheriff/Coroner Brian Gootkin identified the man who died this morning on Summer View Lane as 31 year old Eric David Sauerhagen.

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Oregon Woman Injured in Snowmobile Crash near West Yellowstone

(Gallatin County, Mont.)  On Thursday January 3, 2019 at 11:04 am., the West Yellowstone Police Department Dispatch Center received a 911 call reporting a snowmobile crash on the Horse Butte Trail 8 miles northwest of West Yellowstone. The injured party, … Continue reading

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Minnesota Man Injured in Snowmobile Crash

(West Yellowstone, Mont.) Wednesday at 4:47 p.m., West Yellowstone Police Department Dispatch received a 911 call reporting a snowmobiler with a dislocated hip sustained in a snowmobile crash. The 911 coordinates retrieved from the call indicated that the snowmobilers were … Continue reading

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