Category: Media Release

  • Evening Update on Stolen Vehicle

    PRESS RELEASE **FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE**   *****Update as of 5pm on 4/23/2022**** Throughout the last 24 hours the Gallatin County Sheriff’s Office along with Montana Highway Patrol and Fish, Wildlife and Parks have continued to search the area of Karst Stage Loop and throughout the Big Sky region. With the information gained throughout the investigation […]

  • Update on Stolen Vehicle

      PRESS RELEASE **FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE** UPDATE 23 APRIL 2022 – 0900 HOURS: The Gallatin County Sheriff’s Office continued their assistance of Fish Wildlife and Parks (FWP) in searching the Highway 191 Canyon throughout the night.  The suspect fled from FWP Officers who were attempting to conduct a traffic stop on a reckless driver at […]

  • 4-22-22 Update on Hwy 191 incident.

    **FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE** On 4/22/22 at approximately 4:00pm a Fish, Wildlife and Parks Warden attempted to conduct a traffic stop on a reckless vehicle traveling north on Highway 191. The vehicle came to a stop near the Castle Inn, where the sole male occupant and driver fled on foot. The vehicle was later discovered to […]

  • Candidate Information for School District Trustee Races

    Gallatin County Superintendent of Schools For immediate release: April 15, 2022 To better educate voters in upcoming school district elections, the Gallatin County Superintendent of Schools Office announced that it will serve as a clearinghouse for information on school district trustee candidates in the May 3 election. Superintendent of Schools Matthew Henry sent a 10-question, […]

  • Big Sky Country State Fair Announces 2022 Night Shows

    For immediate release: April 15, 2022 Big Sky Country State Fair is pleased to announce their 2022-night show line-up, a mix of celebrated multi-genre hip-hop and country artists! T.I. with special guest Willie Jones will kick out the week. Russell Dickerson with special guest Eddie Montgomery of Montgomery Gentry will be on Thursday. And we […]

  • Ballots for School and Special District Elections To Be Mailed April 15

    Gallatin County Elections Department   For immediate release: April 14, 2022 On Friday, April 15, ballots for the 2022 school and special districts election on May 3 in Gallatin County are being mailed to active voters in districts that are holding elections. Those districts include the following: Schools: Belgrade Big Sky Bozeman Gallatin Gateway Lamotte […]

  • Gallatin County Establishes C-PACE District to Assist Businesses With Energy-Efficient Projects

      For immediate release: April 13, 2022 The Gallatin County Commission has established a C-PACE program in Gallatin County, which will provide financial help to small business owners who wish to invest in energy efficiency upgrades and renewable energy projects. On Tuesday, April 12, commissioners approved a resolution to establish Gallatin County as a Commercial […]

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

    For immediate release: April 13, 2022   MT Highway 64 Rural Commuter Corridor TIGER Grant Project Update Thanks to many valuable local partnerships, Gallatin County is in the process of awarding the MT Highway 64 TIGER Grant project to the low bidder.  Pending approval from the Federal Highway Administration, the project is likely to begin […]


    Media Release:  220406-01 Contact:  Patrick Lonergan (406) 548-0116 SPRING FLOODING – IT’S ALMOST THAT TIME Bozeman, MT – As Gallatin County moves closer to spring, the risk of spring flooding increases.  While we can not predict if Gallatin County will see any spring flooding in 2022, we know that now is the time to prepare […]

  • 4.3.2022 Wilson Peak Avalanche

    PRESS RELEASE INCIDENT On April 3, 2022, at 1:53 pm, Gallatin County 911 received a call from skiers caught in an avalanche while ascending the north face of Wilson Peak in Big Sky.   One skier was able to self-extricate immediately.  The other skier was swept down the slope, through some trees, and ultimately was […]