Posts by Emergency Management

Utilizing Sandbags

Utilizing Sandbags

Utilizing sandbags for flooding events can be a very effective tool in preventing damage to property.  However, like any flood...

Earthquake Preparedness Month

Earthquake Preparedness Month

February is Earthquake Preparedness Month, and we live in Earthquake Country! Being prepared for a large incident like an earthquake...

Thursday Morning Derailment Update

Thursday Morning Derailment Update

Rail traffic is moving through Bozeman again as of 2:00 am Thursday. Montana Rail Link crews continue working on cleaning...

Train Derailment Update for Wednesday Morning

Train Derailment Update for Wednesday Morning

From Montana Rail Link As of 8:00 am Wednesday morning, MRL crews continue to make progress in cleaning up 39...

Operations and Training Manager Selected

Operations and Training Manager Selected

Emergency Management is pleased to welcome Kevin Larsen as our new Operations and Training Manager. Kevin comes to us with...

Annual Community Notification System Update

Annual Community Notification System Update

Each year I send one message to everyone who has registered the Community Notification System to share changes, pass on...

The Difference Mitigation Makes

The Difference Mitigation Makes

In the Emergency Management world mitigation activities are sometimes the most challenging projects to justify funding requests for when officials...

Great Montana ShakeOut is today!

Great Montana ShakeOut is today!

Today at 10:18 is the Great Montana Shakeout.  Join the rest of Montana in reviewing what to do in an...

Plan on the ShakeOut

Plan on the ShakeOut

When many people list the natural hazards we face in our community they mention wildfires, severe storms or perhaps the...

90-Day Appeal Period Starting for Proposed Floodplain Maps

90-Day Appeal Period Starting for Proposed Floodplain Maps

The City of Bozeman and Gallatin County have been working with the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) and the Montana...

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