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  • Jefferson County Schools Receive Bomb Threats

    TOM GRIMSRUD, Jefferson County Sheriff|Jan 24, 2024

    Several schools in Jefferson County each received a bomb threat on the evening of Tuesday, January 16th similar in nature to threats received by other schools throughout Montana. The schools impacted included Whitehall High School, Jefferson High School, and Montana City School. The schools immediately coordinated with the Jefferson County Sheriff’s Office to conduct a sweep of their facilities. The investigations did not locate any suspicious devices. The Jefferson County Sheriff’s Office will continue to work with the Montana Department of...

  • Multi-Vehicle Crash Stops Traffic For Hours Near Cardwell, Claims One Life

    TOM GRIMSRUD, Jefferson County Sheriff|Jan 10, 2024

    A multiple-vehicle crash on I-90 westbound on Cardwell Hill between Three Forks and Cardwell was reported to Jefferson County dispatch at 11:57 AM on Sunday, January 7th, 2024. The Jefferson County Sheriff’s Office, the Whitehall Volunteer Fire Department, and Jefferson Valley EMSR responded in support of the Montana Highway Patrol. Additional mutual aid was provided by multiple agencies from Madison, Broadwater, Butte-Silver Bow, and Gallatin Counties. Air ambulances were requested from multiple providers, but all were unable to fly because o...