Planning for Gallatin County’s future doesn’t just take cooperation and coordination between local governments, it needs one other key ingredient: public input. 

Farming and hunting are two of the defining qualities of Montana. For decades, hunters and landowners have worked together to maintain our public wildlife, our working agricultural lands, and our outdoor heritage. Landowners know hunters are the best management tool for wildlife; hunters app…

There was once a colorful character named Bat O’Callahan who lived near my hometown of Trout Creek, Montana. He and his wife Jessie worked on the Silver Creek Ranch in Riley, Oregon in the 1950s. Jessie was the ranch cook, and one day a fight broke out in the dining hall among the young buck…

Gallatin County is always working to improve the life-saving communications between our 911 dispatchers and the area’s other first responders. After more than a year of work, the County Commission voted to begin contract negotiations with EF Johnson to provide a plan and phased implementatio…

Now that we are nearing the end of the Belgrade High School remodel, we would like to provide you with an update on the status of the replacement elementary school for Heck/Quaw, the Saddle Peak Expansion and the Redo of Heck/Quaw.