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A Message from the Sheriff to Forrest Fenn Treasure Hunters

(Gallatin County, Mont.) In the last couple years, two people have died, two have been rescued near death, several have had run-ins with local and federal law enforcement, and one told his wife today he was injured but not where … Continue reading

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Fees for copies of birth, death records increasing next month

Starting next month, fees for certified copies of birth and death records in Montana will be increasing. During the 2019 Legislature, which met earlier this year, lawmakers passed House Bill 126 that increases the fees for a certified copy of … Continue reading

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Climbing Rescue in Hyalite Canyon

(Gallatin County, Mont.) Saturday evening at 6:30 Sheriff’s Search and Rescue with Hyalite Fire Department, AMR Ambulance, Reach Air Ambulance and Central Helicopters responded to Practice Rock in Hyalite Canyon for an injured climber.  The 23 year old man from … Continue reading

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Gallatin County Commission to consider ballot issue changing county elections to nonpartisan

At their June 18 public meeting, Gallatin County Commissioners will consider asking voters if they want to change county elections from partisan to nonpartisan for Gallatin County offices. In this year’s Legislature, Montana lawmakers passed House Bill 129, which allows … Continue reading

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Update: Belgrade High School Incident

On June 4, 2019, Officers from the Belgrade Police Department, Gallatin County Sheriff’s Office, Montana Highway Patrol and Manhattan Police Department responded to the Belgrade High School for an incident which was precipitated by a threatening video posted to social … Continue reading

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Video Threat Investigated at Belgrade Schools

Schools in Belgrade were put under a shelter-in-place order while law enforcement investigated a video that threatened violence toward students. At 12:59 p.m., the Belgrade School District contacted Belgrade Police after it was reported that several students had produced a … Continue reading

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River Rescue Video link

The link for the river safety advisory is available here; https://www.youtube.com/channel/UClO47NkTuqo4F_KgHipLJbA      

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Water Rescue on the Gallatin

(Gallatin County, Mont.) Monday at 8:50 pm, Sheriff’s Search and Rescue responded to a water rescue on the Gallatin River between Axtell Anceny Rd and Norris Rd.  A local Magenta Road resident heard what he thought was screaming coming from … Continue reading

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Violent Offender Task Force Warrant Operation Media Event

In May 2019, members of local law enforcement, along with the US Marshals’ Montana Violent Offender Task Force, conducted Operation Spring Sweep. This was a coordinated multi-agency operation to apprehend violent fugitives with the goal of reducing violent crime in … Continue reading

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UPDATE: Missing 81 year old Man in Belgrade – Located

Update: May 30, 2019                          BELGRADE POLICE DEPARTMENT UPDATE On May 29, 2019 at 10:36 p.m. the Belgrade Police Department received a report of a missing 81 year old … Continue reading

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