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November 27th News Update

Folks at the Wood Buffalo Food Bank are gearing up for one of their biggest weekends. The annual Syncrude Food Drive is set to take place November 28, 29, and 30th. ... Read more

News and Events | News | Thursday, 27 November 2014 | Hits: 83

November 26th News Update

Wood Buffalo RCMP say the death of a male found in a car remains under investigation, however at this time the death appears to be not suspicious. Yesterday afternoon, police ... Read more

News and Events | News | Wednesday, 26 November 2014 | Hits: 82

November 25th News Update

Administration is recommending the regional council set aside $3,000,000 from the 2014 Corporate Operating Budget surplus, or the Emerging Issues Reserve, for the demolition of the Penhorwood condominiums. In tonight’s ... Read more

News and Events | News | Tuesday, 25 November 2014 | Hits: 131

November 24th News Update

Don Scott, Minister of Innovation/Advanced Education, MLA Mike Allen, and Mayor Melissa Blake were on hand to launch The Salvation Army of Fort McMurray’s 2014 Christmas Kettle Campaign this weekend. ... Read more

News and Events | News | Monday, 24 November 2014 | Hits: 101

November 20th News Update

For the second time in less than a week, Wood Buffalo RCMP officers had to respond to a bomb threat. Yesterday it was at Save On Foods at Stone Creek ... Read more

News and Events | News | Thursday, 20 November 2014 | Hits: 163

November 19th News Update

After many months of prayers the Canadian Radio-television and Telecommunications Commission (CRTC) yesterday approved KAOS 91.1’s application for a technical change to increase signal strength to 40,000 watts. The decision ... Read more

News and Events | News | Wednesday, 19 November 2014 | Hits: 123

CRTC approves KAOS 91.1 high power

After many months of prayers, we were pleased to hear this morning, and thank God, that the CRTC has approved our application for a technical change, to increase our signal ... Read more

News and Events | Administrator | Tuesday, 18 November 2014 | Hits: 292

November 18th News Update

Cenovus Energy Inc. has received approval from the Alberta Energy Regulator (AER) for its 100%-owned Telephone Lake thermal oil sands project. The proposed project is located approximately 90 kilometres northeast ... Read more

News and Events | News | Tuesday, 18 November 2014 | Hits: 159

November 17th News Update

A Fort McMurray man is in an Edmonton hospital after being shot early Sunday morning. Wood Buffalo RCMP members responded to a 911 complaint of a shooting at the Wood ... Read more

News and Events | News | Monday, 17 November 2014 | Hits: 127

November 14th News Update

Wood Buffalo RCMP is seeking the assistance from the general public in relation to the robbery of a Wood Buffalo CO-OP Taxi. Approximately 3:00 a.m. Thursday morning, a taxi driver ... Read more

News and Events | News | Friday, 14 November 2014 | Hits: 125

November 13th News Update

The Audit and Budget Committee has revised the time for its meeting tonight. The Committee will now gather from 4 - 9 p.m. The committee will deliberate the proposed capital ... Read more

News and Events | News | Thursday, 13 November 2014 | Hits: 135

November 12th News Update

The Royal Canadian Legion Branch No. 165 held its annual Remembrance Day ceremony at the Suncor Community Leisure Centre yesterday. Almost two thousand community members took part in the solemn ... Read more

News and Events | News | Wednesday, 12 November 2014 | Hits: 112

November 10th News Update

A Fort McMurray businessman is taking a RMWB councillor to court. In documents filed in the court of Queens Bench in Edmonton, Robert Varga suggests Guy Boutilier should be disqualified ... Read more

News and Events | Administrator | Monday, 10 November 2014 | Hits: 103

November 7th News Update

Canadian Natural Resources Limited has confirmed they were one of three oil sands companies to have waterfowl die after coming in contact with their tailings pond. In an emailed statement, ... Read more

News and Events | News | Friday, 7 November 2014 | Hits: 143

November 6th News Update

The Alberta Energy Regulator (AER) continues to respond to reports of waterfowl coming into contact with oilsands mining infrastructure, including tailings ponds, in the Athabasca oilsands area. The AER received ... Read more

News and Events | News | Thursday, 6 November 2014 | Hits: 140

November 5th News Update

Wood Buffalo RCMP is investigating the sudden death of a female in Fort McMurray. RCMP members say when they arrived Tuesday November 6th at approximately 6pm, they found the female ... Read more

News and Events | News | Wednesday, 5 November 2014 | Hits: 205

RCMP Seek Public's Assistance Locating S

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  On Friday, October 31, 2014, around 6:30 a.m., Wood Buffalo RCMP responded to a stabbing at residence on Saunderson Avenue. The victim was transported to the Northern Lights Regional Health Ce... Read more

News and Events | News | Tuesday, 4 November 2014 | Hits: 109

November 4th News Update

Wood Buffalo RCMP are seeking your help in locating a male suspect wanted in connection with a stabbing at residence on Saunderson Avenue, Friday morning. The victim was transported the ... Read more

News and Events | News | Tuesday, 4 November 2014 | Hits: 124

November 3rd News Update

1,200 of the Keyano College Foundation’s closest friends gathered Saturday evening, November 1, for the Foundation’s annual fundraiser and friend-raiser Gala presented by ATB Financial. While the final count is ... Read more

News and Events | News | Monday, 3 November 2014 | Hits: 119

October 31st News Update

Syncrude employees raised a record $2.48 million during the 2014 United Way Employee Campaign, exceeding its target of $2.2 million. The annual campaign supports the United Way in Fort McMurray, ... Read more

News and Events | News | Friday, 31 October 2014 | Hits: 149

October 30th News Update

TransCanada plans to file its final Energy East project application to the National Energy Board (NEB) today. The company has called dual press conferences to provide an update on the ... Read more

News and Events | News | Thursday, 30 October 2014 | Hits: 148

Operation Christmas Child 2014

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Operation Christmas Child brings joy and hope to children in desperate circumstances around the world through gift-filled shoeboxes and the message of God’s unconditional love. Operation Christmas Child brings joy and hope to ... Read more

News and Events | Administrator | Thursday, 30 October 2014 | Hits: 411

RCMP Request Public's Assistance Locatin

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  Lac La Biche RCMP are still requesting the public’s assistance in locating 15 year old Mabel Roasting who was last seen on October 19, 2014 at approximately 8pm. Roasting is not be... Read more

News and Events | News | Wednesday, 29 October 2014 | Hits: 113

October 29th News Update

Two people are dead and one person is in critical condition following a two vehicle collision on Highway 63. The collision occurred at 8:15pm on Tuesday night (October 28) at ... Read more

News and Events | News | Wednesday, 29 October 2014 | Hits: 136

October 28th News Update

A cleaning employee who had flu like symptoms has created quite the stir at an oil sands camp run by Athabasca Oil. Reports indicate there was fear the employee may ... Read more

News and Events | News | Tuesday, 28 October 2014 | Hits: 175

October 27th News Update

RMWB council will be asked tomorrow night to instruct the Chief Administrative Officer to execute on their behalf of the Municipality a non-binding Letter of Intent (LOI) with Clearwater Consortium ... Read more

News and Events | News | Monday, 27 October 2014 | Hits: 145

October 22nd News Update

Ottawa police confirm there were several shooting incidents today. The incidents occurred at the National War Memorial and at Parliament Hill. Police have confirmed that a soldier standing guard at ... Read more

News and Events | News | Wednesday, 22 October 2014 | Hits: 154

October 21st News Update

The proposed Energy East Pipeline was the main topic when Alberta Premier Jim Prentice and New Brunswick Premier Brian Gallant met yesterday in Calgary. Premier Prentice says both Alberta and ... Read more

News and Events | News | Tuesday, 21 October 2014 | Hits: 116

October 20th News Update

KAOS 91.1 and the Fort McMurray Public School District have signed a 5 year extension of their partnership and shared vision of doing what is best for kids! Rick Kirschner, ... Read more

News and Events | News | Monday, 20 October 2014 | Hits: 220

October 16th News Update

Diversified Transportation Limited (DTL) is marking 50 years in Fort McMurray with a celebration on October 17, 2014. This includes a nod to the successful implementation of Compass (DTL’s unique ... Read more

News and Events | News | Thursday, 16 October 2014 | Hits: 163

October 15th News Update

After nearly two hours of presentations and debates, the Regional Municipality of Wood Buffalo council voted unanimously in favour of passing the Municipal Public Utilities Bylaw. Councilor Allan Vinni offered ... Read more

News and Events | News | Wednesday, 15 October 2014 | Hits: 118

October 14th News Update

Suncor Energy is preparing to host Open Houses on it's Proposed Meadow Creek East in situ project. Meetings are set for today from 4-8 p.m. in the Fireside Room at ... Read more

News and Events | News | Tuesday, 14 October 2014 | Hits: 158

October 10th News Update

The Alberta Energy Regulator (AER) approved, with conditions, the Grand Rapids Pipeline GP Ltd’s project applications, following a two-week hearing in Edmonton. The AER panel’s decision includes 26 conditions, which ... Read more

News and Events | News | Friday, 10 October 2014 | Hits: 153

Can You Turkey Talk?

********** THIS CONTEST HAS NOW ENDED.  CONGRATULATIONS TO ALL THE WINNERS AND THANK YOU FOR YOUR DONATIONS TO THE SALVATION ARMY AND WOOD BUFFALO FOOD BANK  ********** Think you can talk like a turkey ... Read more

News and Events | Administrator | Friday, 10 October 2014 | Hits: 186

October 9th News Update

The face of CBC News was in Fort McMurray to share some stories last night. Peter Mansbridge spoke at the Fort McMurray Public Library’s Northern Insights Speaker Series. Mansbridge says ... Read more

News and Events | News | Thursday, 9 October 2014 | Hits: 166

Oil Barons Schedule

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Click HERE to listen live or to download our Smartphone App to hear the Oil Barons games on your ... Read more

News and Events | Administrator | Wednesday, 8 October 2014 | Hits: 208

October 8th News Update

Premier Jim Prentice calls the revised Fuel Quality Directive (FQD) Implementing Measures (IMs) put forward by the European Commission a "positive development for Alberta, and for all Canadians." In a ... Read more

News and Events | News | Wednesday, 8 October 2014 | Hits: 141

October 7th News Update

A new company is offering door to door service for those who will be loosing it soon. You Have Mail is setting themselves up as the solution to door to ... Read more

News and Events | News | Tuesday, 7 October 2014 | Hits: 138

Search Underway for Three Overdue Travel

Update: Wood Buffalo RCMP has located the three males. The overdue travellers were located on the north side of Lake Clair within the search area at approximately 4:30 pm yesterday. A fixed ... Read more

News and Events | News | Monday, 6 October 2014 | Hits: 141

October 6th News Update

Wood Buffalo RCMP has begun an investigation into the sudden deaths of two men. On Friday afternoon at around 2pm, police received a report of a boat tied up with ... Read more

News and Events | News | Monday, 6 October 2014 | Hits: 153

October 3rd News Update

Premier Jim Prentice is making good on promises he discussed on on his travels this summer to Fort McMurray. Prentice was in the city yesterday to announce the ... Read more

News and Events | News | Friday, 3 October 2014 | Hits: 170

Conquer The Cold 2014

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KAOS 91.1 is on a mission to conquer the cold by keeping the homeless warm this winter.  Help us give hope to the homeless in FOrt McMurray by donating your ... Read more

News and Events | Administrator | Friday, 3 October 2014 | Hits: 1029

October 1st News Update

Tanya Lopez has been appointed by Keyano College as the Director of Learning Innovation and Library Services. Lopez brings with her over ten years of progressive experience working in post-secondary ... Read more

News and Events | News | Wednesday, 1 October 2014 | Hits: 178

September 30th News Update

The Fort McMurray Chamber of Commerce is welcoming Premier Jim Prentice to a luncheon on Thursday, October 2 at noon at the Chateau Nova Hotel. Registration starts at 11:00 a.m. ... Read more

News and Events | News | Tuesday, 30 September 2014 | Hits: 237

September 29th News Update

The Alberta Director of the Canadian Taxpayers Federation suggests a KPMG external audit of finances within the RMWB was a good starting point. Derek Fidlebrandt is hopeful the municipality will ... Read more

News and Events | News | Monday, 29 September 2014 | Hits: 163

September 26th News Update

Wood Buffalo RCMP is asking for the public’s assistance in locating a missing youth. Fifteen year old Zachary Fountain of Fort McMurray was last seen on Tuesday, September 23rd ... Read more

News and Events | News | Friday, 26 September 2014 | Hits: 170

RCMP Seek Public's Assistance Locating Y

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UPDATE: Wood Buffalo RCMP have confirmed that 15 year old Zachary Fountain has been located. He returned to his home Sunday night. Police would like to thank members of the ... Read more

News and Events | News | Thursday, 25 September 2014 | Hits: 180

September 25th News Update

The Globe and Mail is reporting Suncor has made an attempt to expand its oil shipments beyond the United States. According to the article, Suncor has sent its initial batch ... Read more

News and Events | News | Thursday, 25 September 2014 | Hits: 149

Staff Blogs

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Wood Buffalo Goes Techie

Have you heard about the new apps that have recently been launched by the Regional Municipality... Read more...

Marshall's Blog | 01.10.2014

Family Day Weekend Is Here!

On this Family Day weekend, make sure you do what it says on the tin… have, at least a day, wit... Read more...

Marshall's Blog | 14.02.2014

24 Hours For #SubzeroYMM

This weekend I’ll be undertaking a little challenge. I’m headed out onto Gregoire Lake to see w... Read more...

Marshall's Blog | 17.01.2014

Driving With Snow Plows

We’ve had quite a bit of snow this winter, and a fair share of ice too! Here are a few tips to ... Read more...

Marshall's Blog | 06.01.2014

Free Christmas Music

Here's an early Christmas present for you, some FREE Christmas music!  Just go to http://f... Read more...

Jonathan's Blog | 11.12.2013

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Can You See Me Now?

    I think this is probably one of my favourite photos of the week. Caption it! Photo cour... Read more...

Marshall's Blog | 06.12.2013

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It's Christmas in Fort McMurray!

  This past weekend certainly kicked off Christmas in Fort McMurray! We had the Lights of Ch... Read more...

Marshall's Blog | 25.11.2013

A Vacation Like No Other

So you think you’ve travelled? Clearly you haven’t met this guy. Canadian Mike Spencer Brown ha... Read more...

Marshall's Blog | 13.11.2013

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What's In That McRib?

I’m not really a fan of fast food, especially the likes of McDonald’s and Burger King. Yes when... Read more...

Marshall's Blog | 13.11.2013

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Twinkies Like You've Never Seen Them Before

Another food post I know. But I don’t want to be the guy that didn’t tell you about this! Deep ... Read more...

Marshall's Blog | 01.11.2013

Fort McMurray's Past

If you’re a bit of a history buff, or just like to know a little about our heritage. Check out ... Read more...

Marshall's Blog | 23.10.2013

Bears Breaking Into Cars?

If you’re one of those people that doesn’t think locking your car when it’s in the drive isn’t ... Read more...

Marshall's Blog | 18.10.2013

Thanksgiving Crafts

Want something to do with the kids this Thanksgiving weekend? It’s always great to remind both ... Read more...

Marshall's Blog | 10.10.2013

Volvo Sets Mileage Record

Here’s something you don’t hear everyday! A New Yorker recently drove his Volvo to it’s three m... Read more...

Marshall's Blog | 27.09.2013

Did You See My Marathon 'Selfie'?

You may or may not be aware that we had a half marathon through the downtown area of our city r... Read more...

Marshall's Blog | 18.09.2013

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Sorry, Can You Say Your Order Again

  Want to know what to do if you have too much time on your hands? Go into a fast food outle... Read more...

Marshall's Blog | 18.09.2013

A Few Tithing Stats For You

If you want an interesting read today take a look at this Relevant article. Some of their stats... Read more...

Marshall's Blog | 23.08.2013

World's Worst Road?

If you think we have bad roads in Fort McMurray, take a look at this one in Russia! http://www... Read more...

Marshall's Blog | 16.08.2013

Live In a Dumpster?

If you're frustrated with the cost of rent in Fort McMurray, why not do what this guy did and l... Read more...

Marshall's Blog | 15.08.2013

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Salad Stacking?

  I’ve recently been made aware of a craze that swept China and now no longer exists. Yes, I... Read more...

Marshall's Blog | 01.08.2013

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Job Posting With No Description?

  Ever felt like you don’t know what you’re getting into when applying for a new job? Well t... Read more...

Marshall's Blog | 29.07.2013

Always Check To See Who You're Swimming With

Who said cats don’t like water? A cougar recently went for a swim just off of Vancouver Island!... Read more...

Marshall's Blog | 24.07.2013

Do You Loose Stuff?

Ever wanted to keep track of that remote control or wondered where the dog is before you leave ... Read more...

Marshall's Blog | 17.06.2013

Senior Citizen Drives Like A Boss

How long do you think you’ll be driving for? Maybe until you’re 85? 95? Well how about until yo... Read more...

Marshall's Blog | 06.06.2013