Category: Media Release

  • 1.15.23 Teepee Creek Snowmobile Rescue

    PRESS RELEASE STUCK SNOWMOBILERS TEEPEE CREEK On Sunday, January 15, 2023, at 4:52 p.m. the West Yellowstone Police Department dispatch center received a 911 call from a snowmobile group requesting assistance. Two snowmobiles had become hopelessly stuck and the riders were attempting to walk out the Big Sky Trail, 12 miles north of West Yellowstone. […]

  • 1.14.23 Lick Creek Rescue

    PRESS RELEASE Lick Creek Rescue On January 14, 2023, at 2:57 P.M., Gallatin County Dispatch received a call for a backcountry skier that had fallen at Lick Creek in Hyalite Canyon resulting in a shoulder and leg injury. The skier was with a group of friends when the incident took place. One of the friends […]

  • 1.13.23 Sage Basin Snowmobile Rescue

    PRESS RELEASE Sage Basin Rescue On Friday, January 13, 2023 at 6:42 pm, West Yellowstone Police Dispatch Center received a 911 call for two lost snowmobilers recreating in the Sage Basin area, south of Big Sky. The snowmobilers recognized they were lost and requested assistance in getting safely out of the backcountry. The lost parties […]

  • 1.11.23 Two Top Snowmobile Rescue

    PRESS RELEASE JUNCTION 17 Rescue         On Wednesday, January 11, 2023, at 2:08 p.m. the West Yellowstone Police Department Dispatch Center received a 911 call from a snowmobiler requesting assistance. The snowmobiler reported that one of their party had sustained a shoulder injury after their snowmobile left the trail and struck a tree. The accident was […]

  • Gallatin County 911 Hosting Recruiting Workshops

    For immediate release: Jan. 6, 2023 Media contact: Tara Murker, Gallatin County 911 Assistant Director of Operations 406-582-3663 tara.murker@gallatin.mt.gov   Gallatin County 911 Hosting Recruiting Workshops As part of its ongoing recruiting efforts, Gallatin County 911 is hosting a series of upcoming workshops to provide more information for anyone interested in a career as a […]

  • Gallatin County Sheriff’s Office Hosting Blood Drive on Jan. 10

    For immediate release: Jan. 5, 2023 The Gallatin County Sheriff’s Office is hosting the Blue Blood Drive on Tuesday, Jan. 10 in Bozeman. The blood drive, which will benefit the American Red Cross, will be held from 10 AM to 3 PM in the Community Room at the Gallatin County Detention Center, located at 605 […]

  • 1.3.23 M Trail Rescue

    PRESS RELEASE M Trail Rescue On January 3, 2023, at 3:15pm, Gallatin County dispatch received a call for a paraglider who was injured on the M Trail. Gallatin County Sheriff Search and Rescue volunteers from the Valley Section along with American Medical Response, Bridger Canyon Fire, and U.S. Forest Service responded to the M Trail. Gallatin […]

  • Pedestrian Fatality 12/31/22

      Belgrade Police Department 91. E. Central Ave, Belgrade, MT 59717 Phone | 406.388.4262 Dustin E. Lensing, Chief of Police | David Keen, Deputy Chief ________________________________________________________ For Immediate Release: BELGRADE, MT- On December 31, 2022, at approximately 7:43pm, personnel from the Belgrade Police Department, Gallatin County Sheriff’s Office and Central Valley Fire District responded to […]

  • 12.26.22 Buck Ridge Snowmobile Rescue

    PRESS RELEASE BUCK RIDGE TRAIL RESCUE On December 26, 2022, at 1:33 pm, Gallatin County dispatch received a call that a snowmobiler had sustained a leg injury on Buck Ridge Trail. Gallatin County Sheriff Search and Rescue (GCSSAR) Big Sky Section and Big Sky Fire responded to assist with the call. A GCSSAR team snowmobiled […]

  • 12.19.22 Horse Butte Snowmobile Rescue

    PRESS RELEASE HORSE BUTTE INJURED SNOWMOBILER                  On Monday, December 19, 2022, at 10:54 a.m. the West Yellowstone Police Department dispatch center received a 911 call from a snowmobiler on Horse Butte, 7 miles northwest of West Yellowstone. The passenger of a two-up snowmobile had become trapped underneath after […]