Category: Media Release

  • Ballots for Gallatin County School and Special Districts Election Mailed on Friday

    Gallatin County Election Department For immediate release: April 16, 2021 On Friday, April 16, ballots for the 2021 school and special districts election on May 4 in Gallatin County are being mailed to active voters in districts that are holding elections. Those districts include the following: Schools: Amsterdam Anderson Belgrade Big Sky Bozeman Gallatin Gateway […]

  • 4.15.21 Bakers Hole Area Bear Attack

    On Thursday April 15, 2021 at approximately 3:42 pm, Gallatin County Sheriff’s Office, Forest Service, West Yellowstone Police Department & Hebgen Basin Fire & EMS responded to a report of a grizzly bear attack on an individual near Bakers Hole Campground area.  Law Enforcement teams were able to locate the injured party after approximately 50 […]

  • Gallatin County Federal Lawsuit

    For immediate release: April 15, 2021 Beginning on November 16, 2020, a non-jury trial was held in the case of Daniels vs. Gallatin County. The case involved an accident on the East Frontage Road that occurred on January 12, 2017, when a County snow plow collided with Ms. Daniels’s car. On March 10, 2021, District […]

  • 4/15/2021 COVID-19 Deaths in Gallatin County

    For Immediate Release: April 15, 2021 The Gallatin City-County Health Department is saddened to announce that two more Gallatin County residents have 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. […]

  • 4.13.21 Sourdough Canyon Search

    On April 13, 2021 at approximately 5:13 pm, Gallatin County Dispatch received a 911 call for a lost hiker on Sourdough Canyon Trail. The hiker had gone out on Sourdough Canyon Trail earlier in the day, and after a few wrong turns, had lost sight of the trail because it was snow covered. The hiker […]

  • 4.11.21 Rendezvous Ski Trail Rescue

    On Sunday, April 11, 2021 at approximately 3:49 pm, the West Yellowstone Police Department dispatch center received a 911 call from an injured skier on the Rendezvous Ski Trail system just south of West Yellowstone. The skier had sustained a knee injury after a fall and was unable to ski out on their own. Volunteers […]

  • Fundraising to Continue for Southwest Montana COVID-19 Response Fund

    For immediate release: April 8, 2021 Greater Gallatin United Way and the One Valley Community Foundation, who jointly raised and awarded over $500,000 for the Southwest Montana COVID-19 Relief Fund between March and August 2020, announced today that they will be continuing to fundraise for The Southwest Montana COVID-19 Response Fund. This funding will provide […]

  • 4/8/2021 COVID-19 Deaths in Gallatin County

    For Immediate Release: April 8, 2021 The Gallatin City-County Health Department is saddened to announce that two more Gallatin County residents have 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. […]

  • I-90 Reopened between Belgrade and Manhattan

    For immediate release: April 8, 2021 This morning, the westbound lanes of Interstate 90 were closed between Belgrade and Manhattan due to an incident. I-90 westbound is now re-opened, but currently only one lane. Please be careful when driving through the area. Thank you for your patience.

  • 4/5/2021 Gallatin City-County Board of Health Makes Changes to Local COVID-19 Emergency Rules

    For immediate release: April 5, 2021 On Monday, April 5, the Gallatin City-County Board of Health made a number of changes to local emergency rules that are meant to help slow the spread of COVID-19 in Gallatin County.  See the full press release here. The Gallatin City-County Health Department Call Center is open six days […]