Category: Media Release

  • 11.29.22 Corrette Ridge Snowmobile Rescue

    PRESS RELEASE CORRETTE RIDGE STUCK SNOWMOBILERS On Monday, November 28, 2022, at 7:55 p.m., the West Yellowstone Police Department Dispatch Center received a 911 call from two snowmobilers who had abandoned their stuck snowmobile near Corrette Ridge and were in need of assistance. One of the snowmobilers was having difficulty breathing as they attempted to […]

  • 11.17.22 Missing Person Search

    PRESS RELEASE BOZEMAN URBAN SEARCH On November 17, 2022, at 7:40pm, Gallatin County 911 received a call for a person with severe mental disabilities that had walked away from home. The person was not dressed appropriately for the weather and the direction of travel was unknown. With temperatures being dangerously cold assistance was requested to […]

  • 11/8/22: Sheriff/Coroner Dan Springer releases name of Motor Vehicle Accident Victim

    On the afternoon of Sunday November 6, 2022, the Gallatin County Sheriff’s Office and the Gallatin County Coroner’s Office investigated a single vehicle fatality that occurred near the intersection of Monforton School Rd. and Kallestad Ln. The victim was identified as 18-year-old Landon Hull of Bozeman. Landon was taken to Bozeman Health Deaconess Hospital where […]

  • Open Burning Ends in Gallatin County on Nov. 30

      For immediate release: Nov. 2, 2022 Media contact: Patrick Lonergan, Chief of Gallatin County Emergency Management and Fire 406-548-0111 patrick@readygallatin.com   Open Burning Ends in Gallatin County on Nov. 30 There are only a few more weeks of open burning left in the season in Gallatin County. Open burning in Gallatin County ends on […]

  • Sheriff Identifies Victims of Fatal Motor Vehicle Accident

      On the evening of Thursday October 27, 2022, The Gallatin County Sheriff’s Office and the Gallatin County Coroner’s Office investigated a two-vehicle fatality that occurred near I-90, mile marker 293. A wrong way driver traveling Westbound collided with another vehicle traveling East. The drivers of both vehicles were declared dead at the scene. The […]

  • Gallatin County Elections Offers Options to Voters Who Haven’t Received Absentee Ballots

      For immediate release: Oct. 28, 2022 Media contact: Eric Semerad, Gallatin County Elections Administrator 406-582-3060 eric.semerad@gallatin.mt.gov   Gallatin County Elections Offers Options to Voters Who Haven’t Received Absentee Ballots Some of our Gallatin County voters have reported not receiving their absentee ballots for the Nov. 8 general election. The Gallatin County Elections Office has […]

  • Upcoming Prescription Drug Take-Back Day in Gallatin County

    For immediate release: Oct. 27, 2022 Unneeded prescription medication–those that are old, unwanted, or no longer needed – are a public safety issue, too often becoming a gateway to addiction. The majority of opioid addictions start with prescription pills found in medicine cabinets at home. Pharmaceutical drugs can be just as dangerous as street drugs […]

  • Multi-Jurisdictional Team Works to Address Domestic Violence in Gallatin County

    If you or someone you know has experienced domestic violence, there are numerous local resources: Haven’s 24-hour support line – 406-586-4111 Help Center Sexual Assault Counseling Center 24-hour hotline – 406-586-3333 Gallatin County Victim Services – 406-582-2075 Montana State University VOICE Center – 406-994-7069 National Domestic Violence Hotline – 1-800-799-7233   For more on DVRT […]

  • Mystic Lake Missing Hunters

    Mystic Lake Missing Hunters  On October 23, 2022, at 9:29 A.M., Gallatin County 911 Dispatch received a report of two overdue hunters. The hunters had been last seen in the Mystic Lake Cabin area the day prior at 7:10 A.M by a third member of the hunting party, but never returned to the cabin for […]

  • 10.22.22 Albino Lake Rescue

    PRESS RELEASE Albino Lake Injured Hunter Rescue On October 22, 2022, at 10:40 A.M., Gallatin County Dispatch received a call from the Garmin International Emergency Response Coordination Center (IERCC), who had received an SOS from a satellite communication device.  After communicating with the device owner, it was determined a hunter had broken their leg while […]