Category: Media Release

  • 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 […]

  • MSPOA Letter from Sheriff Dan Springer

    The Gallatin County Sheriff’s Office has been receiving a number of calls regarding a letter the community has received from the Montana Sheriffs & Peace Officers Association.   Sheriff Dan Springer would like you to know that the M.S.P.O.A. is a legitimate organization that supports the important service our local law enforcement provides.  If you receive […]

  • 3.30.21 M Trail Rescue

    On Tuesday, March 30, 2021 at approximately 5:53 pm, Gallatin County Sheriff Search and Rescue responded to a request for assistance from a hiker who had injured their ankle while descending the M Trail. The hiker sustained a severe injury and could not make it to the trailhead. Volunteers responded and helped the hiker down […]

  • 03/31/2021 Gallatin County Health Officer Announces Departure

    For Immediate Release: March 31, 2021 The Gallatin City-County Health Department announces Health Officer Matt Kelley will be taking a new role with Montana Public Health Institute. See the full press release here.

  • 03/29/2021 Updated COVID-19 Vaccine Sign-Up Process

    For immediate release: March 29, 2021 The Gallatin City-County Health Department has announced an updated COVID-19 vaccine sign up process. 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. Reach the Call Center by phone at 406-548-0123 or […]