Category: Media Release

  • 1-24-23: Sheriff/Coroner Dan Springer releases name of Motor Vehicle Accident Victims

    In the early morning hours of Friday, January 20, 2023, the Gallatin County Coroner’s Office along with the Bozeman Police Department and Montana Highway Patrol investigated a fatal motor vehicle accident at the East Main interchange in Bozeman. The accident occurred when the semi-tractor trailer left the roadway, landing onto the railroad tracks below the East […]

  • 1.20.23 Riverside Trail Rescue

    PRESS RELEASE Riverside Trail – Rescue On January 20, 2023, the West Yellowstone Police Department dispatch center received a call for an individual experiencing chest pain and shortness of breath while out snowshoeing on the Riverside Trail inside Yellowstone National Park, one mile east of the Town of West Yellowstone. Gallatin County Sheriff Search and […]

  • Gallatin County 911 Records Resuming Regular Public Office Hours

    For immediate release: Jan. 18, 2023 Media contact: Tim Martindale, Director of Gallatin County 911 406-582-2092 tim.martindale@gallatin.mt.gov   Gallatin County 911 Records Resuming Regular Public Office Hours The Gallatin County 911 Records Division is resuming regular public office hours this week. Since October, due to short staffing, the records department has been closing to the […]

  • 2022 GCSSAR Annual Report

    Sheriff Dan Springer and Gallatin County Sheriff Search and Rescue (GCSSAR) has released the 2022 Annual Report.  The 2022 Annual Report contains statistics for GCSSAR missions and training.  Multiple missions are highlighted with applicable safety tips.  Many photographs and videos are included to provide a glimpse of our volunteers in action. Sheriff Springer would like […]

  • 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 […]