Month: March 2021

  • MSPOA Letter from Sheriff Dan Springer

    The Gallatin County Sheriff’s Office has been receiving a number of calls regarding a letter the community has received from the Montana Sheriffs & Peace Officers Association.   Sheriff Dan Springer would like you to know that the M.S.P.O.A. is a legitimate organization that supports the important service our local law enforcement provides.  If you receive […]

  • 3.30.21 M Trail Rescue

    On Tuesday, March 30, 2021 at approximately 5:53 pm, Gallatin County Sheriff Search and Rescue responded to a request for assistance from a hiker who had injured their ankle while descending the M Trail. The hiker sustained a severe injury and could not make it to the trailhead. Volunteers responded and helped the hiker down […]

  • 03/31/2021 Gallatin County Health Officer Announces Departure

    For Immediate Release: March 31, 2021 The Gallatin City-County Health Department announces Health Officer Matt Kelley will be taking a new role with Montana Public Health Institute. See the full press release here.

  • 03/29/2021 Updated COVID-19 Vaccine Sign-Up Process

    For immediate release: March 29, 2021 The Gallatin City-County Health Department has announced an updated COVID-19 vaccine sign up process. 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. Reach the Call Center by phone at 406-548-0123 or […]

  • 3.29 Hebgen Lake Kite Skier Rescue

    On Monday March 29, 2021 at approximately 12:30 am, Gallatin County Sheriff Search and Rescue in West Yellowstone responded to a request for assistance from a kite skier on the frozen Hebgen Lake. The individual had taken a hard fall while kite skiing and suffered a significant hip and back injury. Volunteers responded on foot, […]

  • 3/24/2021 COVID-19 Death in Gallatin County

    For Immediate Release: March 24, 2021 The Gallatin City-County Health Department is saddened to announce that one more Gallatin County resident has passed away from complications due to COVID-19. 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. […]

  • Jackrabbit Lane Closures-03/25/21

    For Immediate Release: On March 25, 2021, the Belgrade Police Department will be conducting a follow-up investigation using a digital crime scene scanner, which takes measurements using digital photography. This operation will take place on Jackrabbit Lane, just south of the I-90 overpass. Unfortunately, much of this operation must occur during daylight hours and brief […]

  • 3/23/2021 COVID-19 Vaccine Eligibility

    For Immediate Release: March 23, 2021 On Tuesday, Mar. 23, after meeting with community stakeholders and health care professionals, Gallatin City-County Health Department confirmed that it will be following the state’s expanded eligibility criteria starting on April 1. The Health Department emphasized, however, that it will continue to provide expanded access to people in higher-risk […]

  • Early-Morning Semi Accident Closed I-90

    (Gallatin County, Mont) At 1:45 this morning, Fort Ellis Fire Dept, AMR, Montana Highway Patrol, and Gallatin County Sheriff’s Office were called out for a semi-truck blocking several lanes of traffic on I-90 east of Bear Canyon, near mile marker 313. An eastbound semi had straddled the jersey barriers between lanes, blocking all lanes in […]

  • Gallatin County Election Department Receives National Recognition

    Gallatin County Election Department For immediate release: March 19, 2021 The Gallatin County Election Department recently received national recognition from the Election Assistance Commission (EAC) for its mobile satellite program that was used during the 2020 general election. The EAC is a federal agency that was created by the Help America Vote Act of 2002 […]