Monthly Archives: March 2015

Public Safety Academy

The Gallatin County Sheriff’s Office is presenting its third Public Safety Academy.  This academy will be 10 weeks in length and will occur on every Thursday evening from 6pm-9pm.  It is set to begin on Thursday, April 2, 2015 and … Continue reading

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Crash Sends Michigan Woman To Trauma Center

 (West Yellowstone, Mont.) Tuesday March 10, at approximately 4:30 p.m., Sheriff’s Search and Rescue units in West Yellowstone responded to an injured snowmobiler approximately 1.3 miles south of Lionshead Mountain near the Idaho/Montana border. A 47 year old female … Continue reading

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Phone Solicitations for Search and Rescue

(Gallatin County, Mont.)  The Sheriff’s Office had been made aware that a company may be soliciting funds for Search and Rescue over the phone.  Gallatin County SAR does not and will not ever solicit money from the public over the … Continue reading

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Two Rescues in the Big Open Spaces of Gallatin County

(Bozeman, Mont.) Sunday Night March 8th, around 6:13 pm, the Gallatin County Dispatch Center was notified of a 47 year old Bozeman man needing assistance on a closed forest service road in the Hyalite Canyon area.  He had been hiking from … Continue reading

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Snowmobiles Can Turn but Sometimes they Don’t

  (West Yellowstone, Mont.) A 46 year old man from Billings Montana suffered shoulder, arm and wrist injuries when his snowmobile left the trail on a sharp turn and struck a tree. Saturday about 11 p.m., Sheriff’s Search and Rescue … Continue reading

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Media Flood Training Workshop

Copies of today’s presentations from the Media Flood Training Workshop are available below: Agenda Weather Service Floodplain Management

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Reporters, Join Us for Flood Training This Morning

Media Release:  150303-01 Contact:  Patrick Lonergan, 582-2350 Reporters, Join Us for Flood Training This Morning Bozeman, MT – All local reporters are invited to join local officials this morning for our Media Flood Training Workshop at 10:00 am.  This workshop … Continue reading

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It was Sunny and Warm then It was Cold and Dark

(Gallatin County, Mont.) On Saturday, February 28, 2015, at 8:56 PM, Sheriff’s Search and Rescue was dispatched for a backcountry search in Hyalite Canyon.  Dispatch had received a 911 call from two men who had gotten lost in the area of … Continue reading

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