Month: August 2021

  • County-Wide Burn Ban Lifted in Gallatin County

      For immediate release: August 31, 2021 The Gallatin County Commission has lifted the county-wide burn ban as of Tuesday, Aug. 31. Citing recent rainfall and cooler temperatures, and safer fuel levels, the Commission on voted 3-0 on Tuesday to rescind the county’s burn ban ordinance adopted on July 20. “Everything points to us rescinding […]

  • 8.28.21 Middle Cottonwood Rescue

    On August 28, 2021, at 10:01 A.M. Gallatin County 911 received a call for an individual who suffered a seizure while hiking Middle Cottonwood Canyon with a group of friends. After the seizure the hiker was incoherent and unsure of their location.  A nurse hiking at the same time called 911, stayed with the patient, […]

  • 08/27/2021 Joint Press Release in Support of School Mask Requirement

    For Immediate Release: August 27, 2021 Bozeman Health, Billings Clinic Bozeman, Community Health Partners, and Gallatin City-County Health Department are committed to the health and well-being of the communities we have the honor of serving. Leaders, physicians, providers, and healthcare workers within our respective organizations strongly support the recent decisions of Montana State University, Bozeman […]

  • 8.23.2021 Little Bear ATV Rescue

    On August 23, 2021, at approximately 2:00 pm, Gallatin County Dispatch received a 911 call from a stranded motorist on a Forest Service road near Little Bear Rd. The motorist rented a side by side All Terrain Vehicle (ATV) and had taken three children into the mountains. The motorist became stuck and could not get […]

  • 08/20/2021 COVID-19 Death

    For Immediate Release: August 20, 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-Friday from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. to answer questions about COVID-19. […]

  • 8.17.2021 M Trail Rescue

    On August 17, 2021, at 10:14 am, Gallatin County dispatch received a call from a person on the M Trail with a dislocated shoulder.  The caller was at the top of the M Trail and needed assistance to the trailhead after sustaining a fall injury. Gallatin County Sheriff Search and Rescue members responded to the […]

  • Big Sky Country State Fair Champions

      For immediate release: August 17, 2021 Fierce competition spiked large crowds and contestant fever during the 2021 Big Sky Country State Fair. See the full press release here. Media contact: Amanda Hartman, Gallatin County Fairgrounds Marketing & Sponsorship Coordinator

  • 8.13.21 Leverich Canyon Rescue

    On August 13, 2021, Gallatin County Dispatch received a report of an injured mountain biker on Leverich Canyon Trail. Gallatin County Sheriff Search and Rescue responded to the Leverich Canyon Trailhead along with Hyalite Fire and AMR.  SAR members met the patient approximately 1.5 miles up the trail.  The patient suffered an upper leg injury […]

  • Back to School Walk-In Immunization Clinics with an Option for COVID-19 Vaccine

    For immediate release: August 9, 2021 The Gallatin City-County Health Department will be hosting a number of immunization clinics for children entering kindergarten through twelfth grade who are in need of vaccine updates. There will also be an option for kids 12 and up, as well as their parents/guardians, to receive a COVID-19 vaccine. Walk-In […]

  • Gallatin County Voters to Decide on Bond for New Courts Facility

    For immediate release: August 3, 2021 This fall, Gallatin County voters will decide on a bond to build a safer, more efficient courts facility that will serve all Gallatin County citizens. The Gallatin County Commission unanimously voted today to put a $29 million bond on the general election ballot this November. The bond will be […]