Category: Media Release

  • HAB Detected on Hebgen Reservoir

    For Immediate Release: August 10, 2022 Harmful algae blooms (HAB) are present on Hebgen Reservoir in the northeast portion, in the Grayling Arm area, of the reservoir. Routine monitoring and field testing in the Rainbow Point area of Hebgen Reservoir has detected the presence of an algal toxin, anatoxin-a, that poses a risk to people, […]

  • First Probable Case of Monkeypox in Gallatin County

    For immediate release: August 9, 2022 The Department of Public Health and Human Services (DPHHS) and Gallatin City-County Health Department (GCCHD) confirmed a single probable case of monkeypox virus in a Gallatin County adult. You can see the full press release here.   For the most updated information in Gallatin County, visit the monkeypox page […]

  • Gallatin County Voters to Decide on Mill Levy to Fund Gallatin Rest Home

      For immediate release: August 9, 2022 This November, Gallatin County voters will be asked to decide on a mill levy to fund continuing operations at the Gallatin Rest Home, the soon-to-be only skilled nursing facility in the county. See full press release here. Media is welcome to use any photos of the Gallatin Rest […]

  • 8.7.22 Ross Pass Rescue

    On August 7, 2022, at 12:01pm Gallatin County 911 received a call from a mountain biker who had crashed on Ross Pass. The biker injured their shoulder and requested assistance getting down the trail. The biker had plenty of water and was dressed appropriately for the weather. Gallatin County Sheriff Search and Rescue (GCSSAR) volunteers […]

  • 8.6.22 Cinnamon Area Rescue

    PRESS RELEASE Cinnamon Area Rescue On August 6, 2022, at 8:50pm Gallatin County Dispatch received information that a hiker had severely injured their ankle while hiking on a steep game trail. The hiker was in a group of five and hiking near mile marker 41 on Highway 191.   Several teams from Gallatin County Sheriff Search and Rescue Big […]

  • 8.1.22 M Trail Search

    PRESS RELEASE M Hiker Search On Monday, August 1, 2022 at 1:20 PM Gallatin County Dispatch received a call from a hiker on the M Trail.  The hiker advised that they had become separated from one of the members in their party and requested assistance from Gallatin County Sheriff Search and Rescue to locate the […]

  • Big Sky Country State Fair 2022 Attendance Numbers

      For immediate release: August 1, 2022 Final attendance numbers are in from the annual Big Sky Country State Fair held in Bozeman July 20-24. The regional attraction drew 40,100 people; numbers were slightly down from 2021, with a decrease of 17%, from the 48,246 we saw in 2021. However, this was still a 22% […]

  • Big Sky Fire Department receives national grant to reduce wildfire risk

    Press Release  Tuesday, July 26, 2022   Big Sky Fire Department receives national grant to reduce wildfire risk along Big Sky’s only western evacuation route Moonlight Basin serves as key partner and will provide critical funds to make project a reality Big Sky, Mont. – Big Sky Fire Department has been awarded a $75,000 competitive grant […]

  • Gallatin County Voters To Decide On Local Marijuana Taxes

    For immediate release: July 26, 2022 After a clerical error negated the results of two local-option marijuana tax ballot questions in the June primary election, Gallatin County voters will be again asked to decide on the two taxes, but this time as part of the November general election. See the full press release here. Media […]

  • Gallatin County Commission Considering Placing Mill Levy To Fund Rest Home on November Ballot

      For immediate release: July 26, 2022 The Gallatin County Commission is considering asking voters to decide on a mill levy to fund operations of the Gallatin Rest Home, the soon-to-be only skilled nursing facility in the county. See the full press release here. Media is welcome to use any photos of the Gallatin Rest […]