Month: June 2021

  • Gallatin County Trout Fishing Derby at Regional Park

    For immediate release: June 7, 2021 Gallatin County Parks Department is holding the first ever Trout Fishing Derby, in honor of Father’s Day, at the Kendeda Lake in the Gallatin County Regional Park in Bozeman. This event will be held from 8AM – 12PM on Saturday, June 12. Children 12 and under and invited to […]

  • 6.5.2021 Gallatin River Kayaker Rescue

    On Saturday, June 5, 2021 at approximately 4:48 pm, Gallatin County Sheriff Search and Rescue responded to a request for assistance for a kayaker who came out of their boat on the Gallatin River near mile marker 60. Volunteers responded and discovered that the individual had made it safely to shore, and was returning to […]

  • 6.5.2021 Hebgen Lake Stuck Boaters

    On Saturday, June 5, 2021 at approximately 1:32 pm, West Yellowstone Police Department dispatch received a 911 call from a group of boaters who had suddenly encountered a shallow area while wake boarding at Hebgen Lake. The boat had become stuck in the heavy mud, stopping so suddenly that the passengers were thrown forward in […]

  • Update on Lone Mountain Trail TIGER Grant Project in Big Sky

    For immediate release: June 4, 2021 An update for the Big Sky community on the TIGER grant for major infrastructure improvements along the Long Mountain Trail/MT Highway 64 corridor in Big Sky. See the full press release here. Media contact: Danielle Scharf Project Manager/Engineer with Sanderson Stewart dscharf@sandersonstewart.com 406-922-4325

  • 6.1.2021 Ousel Falls Hiking Injury

    On June 1, 2021, at 5:45 pm, Gallatin County dispatch received a call of a subject who had impaled their foot on an object while hiking to Ousel Falls in Big Sky. The subject was able to remove the impalement but their foot was bleeding. Gallatin County Sheriff’s Deputies and Search and Rescue responded with […]

  • 6.1.2021 Gallatin River Raft Rescue

    On June 1, 2021, at 1:12 pm, Gallatin County dispatch received a call of four people who were rafting the Gallatin River when their raft flipped in the area of House Rock. Initial reports stated one individual was on a rock and the other three were trying to get back to the raft or shore. […]

  • Text to 911 Now Available in Gallatin County

    For immediate release: June 1, 2021 Gallatin County 911 is pleased to announce another tool for citizens and visitors to reach our dispatchers during emergencies. Text to 911 is now available in Gallatin County. We urge the community to always call 911 when possible, but to use this service when that is not feasible. See […]