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February 12th News Update

Get your seats for some great summer fun. The High Plains Baseball organization is pleased to announce that all tickets for the 2016 home season of the Fort McMurray Giants ... Read more

News and Events | News | Friday, 12 February 2016 | Hits: 63

February 11th News Update

The 2018 Alberta Winter Games are only two years away and recruitment for the volunteer Board of Directors of the 2018 Alberta Winter Games has begun; applications for the various ... Read more

News and Events | News | Thursday, 11 February 2016 | Hits: 115

February 10th News Update

Regional Council is taking a one-week hiatus. The move is to allow newly elected Ward 2 Councillor Claris Voyageur to be sworn in. The results of the February 8th by-election ... Read more

News and Events | News | Wednesday, 10 February 2016 | Hits: 88

February 9th News Update

Claris Voyageur is the newest member of the Regional Municipality of Wood Buffalo Council. Voyageur received 173 votes of the 274 votes cast. Mayor Melissa Blake congratulated Voyageur and thanked ... Read more

News and Events | News | Tuesday, 9 February 2016 | Hits: 110

February 8th News Update

Suncor has announced approximately 72.9 per cent of Canadian Oil Sands shares ("COS") have been tendered to Suncor's Offer to purchase their rival. Suncor will take up all tendered shares ... Read more

News and Events | News | Monday, 8 February 2016 | Hits: 83

February 5th News Update

A Fort McMurray man is facing charges after pointing a weapon at another vehicle on Highway 63. The male was driving a black pickup truck north on Highway 63 at ... Read more

News and Events | News | Friday, 5 February 2016 | Hits: 78

February 4th News Update

Jobs, infrastructure and getting Albertans back to work was some of the topics covered by Prime Minister Justin Trudeau and Alberta Premier Rachel Notley. Trudeau says they also talked at ... Read more

News and Events | News | Friday, 5 February 2016 | Hits: 20

February 3rd News Update

A selection committee will soon be put in place as Keyano College looks to fill the now vacant Presidents Chair. Keyano's Board of Governors announced yesterday they accepted Dr. Kevin ... Read more

News and Events | News | Wednesday, 3 February 2016 | Hits: 89

February 2nd News Update

A motion crafted by the federal Conservatives' natural resources critic Candice Bergen, that called on members of Parliament to affirm the importance of the energy sector and agrees that pipelines ... Read more

News and Events | News | Tuesday, 2 February 2016 | Hits: 118

February 1st News Update

A funeral service will be held in Bangladesh for a mother who died while giving birth last week at the Northern Lights Regional Health Centre. Alberta Health Services has launched ... Read more

News and Events | News | Monday, 1 February 2016 | Hits: 140

January 29th News Update

The Wood Buffalo RCMP is seeking the assistance from the general public in regards to an Assault. In the early hours on December 29th 2015, Wood Buffalo RCMP members responded ... Read more

News and Events | News | Friday, 29 January 2016 | Hits: 92

January 28th News Update

The federal government has announced an interim approach that includes new principles and plans for reviewing major natural resources projects. Extended studies will be carried out for the Kinder Morgan’s ... Read more

News and Events | News | Thursday, 28 January 2016 | Hits: 119

January 27th News Update

Sadness struck the oil sands community once again yesterday with news 30-year-old Dave Williams passed away in an Edmonton hospital Monday evening. Williams was one of two employees injured in ... Read more

News and Events | News | Wednesday, 27 January 2016 | Hits: 160

January 26th News Update

Keyano College has appointed Carol Pollard as Vice President Administration and Chief Financial Officer. Keyano College President and CEO Dr. Kevin Nagel notes “Pollard brings a wealth of financial expertise ... Read more

News and Events | News | Tuesday, 26 January 2016 | Hits: 150

January 25th News Update

The community of Fort McMurray came together last night for a vigil for the people of LaLoche Saskatchewan. Friday tragedy struck the town when a teen killed two of his ... Read more

News and Events | News | Monday, 25 January 2016 | Hits: 130

January 22nd News Update

The generosity of Wood Buffalo residents is on display once again. A GoFundMe page has been set up for Dave Williams. Williams was the worker that was injured in the ... Read more

News and Events | News | Friday, 22 January 2016 | Hits: 142

January 21st News Update

The Wildrose Official Opposition is calling on the NDP government to strike a jobs summit to evaluate the impact of current government policies on small business and Alberta’s energy sector, ... Read more

News and Events | News | Thursday, 21 January 2016 | Hits: 105

January 20th News Update

A crash yesterday between a minivan and a tractor trailer on Highway 63 sent a 61-year-old Fort McMurray man to the hospital with life-threatening injuries. The mishap occurred 3 km ... Read more

News and Events | News | Wednesday, 20 January 2016 | Hits: 129

January 19th News Update

A Fort McMurray psychiatrist is trying to help people with mental health issues, including depression and anxiety, overcome them. Dr. Vincent Agyapong, an adult psychiatrist in Fort McMurray who developed ... Read more

News and Events | News | Tuesday, 19 January 2016 | Hits: 214

January 18th News Update

After months of trading barbs back and forth, Suncor Energy Inc., and Canadian Oil Sands Limited have reached an agreement to support the offer by Suncor to purchase all of ... Read more

News and Events | News | Monday, 18 January 2016 | Hits: 163

January 15th News Update

A 51-year-old male from Fort McMurray is dead following a single vehicle collision on Highway 63.  The mishap took place approximately 20km north of Wandering River at 8:00 on Thursday ... Read more

News and Events | News | Friday, 15 January 2016 | Hits: 141

January 14th News Update

It appears another major sporting event could be coming our way. Alberta Sport Connection will be in the Regional Municipality of Wood Buffalo to provide an update on the upcoming ... Read more

News and Events | News | Thursday, 14 January 2016 | Hits: 143

January 13th News Update

Regional Council has its Urban Snow and Ice Control Policy. The purpose of the plan is to set winter snow and ice control standards to ensure that municipal roads and ... Read more

News and Events | News | Wednesday, 13 January 2016 | Hits: 150

January 12th News Update

KAOS 91.1 is turning to you, our valued listeners, to help us as we get set to power up to 40 000 Watts this year. The station will be holding ... Read more

News and Events | News | Tuesday, 12 January 2016 | Hits: 120

January 11th News Update

Canadian Oil Sands Limited is calling on Suncor to disclose material facts on its bid to COS shareholders, including the actual tender results and calls on Suncor to immediately meet ... Read more

News and Events | News | Monday, 11 January 2016 | Hits: 72

January 8th News Update

Monday is Nomination Day for the upcoming 2016 Ward 2 By-Election. Nominations for Ward 2 Councillor will be accepted at the Fort Chipewyan Municipal Contact Office and the Regional Municipality ... Read more

News and Events | News | Friday, 8 January 2016 | Hits: 168

January 7th News Update

The Wood Buffalo RCMP has partnered with both the Fort McMurray Public School Board and the Fort McMurray Catholic School Board to promote intersection safety to the public and all ... Read more

News and Events | News | Thursday, 7 January 2016 | Hits: 196

January 6th News Update

Great news for a Fort McMurray firefighter battling leukemia. In a post on their Bo Cooper Leukemia Treatment Fund facebook page Rob Cooper says the doctors at the NIH (National ... Read more

News and Events | News | Wednesday, 6 January 2016 | Hits: 162

January 5th News Update

The turnaround at Syncrude's Coker 8-2 affected their overall production figures for December. Production fell to 7.4 million barrels per day in the month. That represents a daily average of ... Read more

News and Events | News | Tuesday, 5 January 2016 | Hits: 158

January 4th News Update

Residents of Fort McMurray need to be aware Winter Maintenance Zones are back into effect on Monday, Jan. 4, and residential on-street parking restrictions have resumed. Residents are responsible for ... Read more

News and Events | News | Monday, 4 January 2016 | Hits: 152

December 31st News Update

2015 will be remembered for both the news stories that dominated this year. A highlight for many in Wood Buffalo would be the government's decision to move the site of ... Read more

News and Events | News | Thursday, 31 December 2015 | Hits: 175

December 30th News Update

The Fort McMurray SPCA is trying to keep up with the increase in pets being surrendered to them. According to executive director Tara Clarke they received over 50 animals in ... Read more

News and Events | News | Wednesday, 30 December 2015 | Hits: 171

December 29th News Update

The Conservative Party of Canada including Fort McMurray-Cold Lake MP David Yurdiga is sounding the alarms over the federal government's plan for electoral reform. Conservative Leader Roan Ambrose says the ... Read more

News and Events | News | Tuesday, 29 December 2015 | Hits: 162

December 28th News Update

Regional Emergency Services was kept busy Christmas day with a blaze that destroyed a hotel under construction in the Beacon Hill area. Crews were called to the scene early in ... Read more

News and Events | News | Monday, 28 December 2015 | Hits: 175

December 24th News Update

Even though winter is here, the ice on many lakes and rivers remains unsafe. The extended period of above-average temperatures this year delayed the open water freezing process, resulting in ... Read more

News and Events | News | Thursday, 24 December 2015 | Hits: 144

December 23rd News Update

The Regional Municipality of Wood Buffalo has completed inspections on all heated bus shelters, clearing over 90% to be re-energized for use by transit riders. Power has already been restored ... Read more

News and Events | News | Thursday, 24 December 2015 | Hits: 111

December 22nd News Update

The Northern Lights Health Foundation is funding two vital pieces of equipment for the Northern Lights Regional Health Centre thanks to a recent gift from the Royal Canadian Legion Fort ... Read more

News and Events | News | Tuesday, 22 December 2015 | Hits: 183

December 21st News Update

We are in the homestretch for the Fort McMurray Salvation Army's Christmas Kettle campaign. Before the weekend began, the campaign had raised $123,000 of its 2015 goal of bringing in ... Read more

News and Events | News | Monday, 21 December 2015 | Hits: 191

December 18th News Update

TransCanada Corporation has filed an amendment to its existing application with the National Energy Board (NEB) that adjusts the proposed route, scope and capital cost of the Energy East pipeline ... Read more

News and Events | News | Friday, 18 December 2015 | Hits: 207

December 17th News Update

The Fort McMurray Public School District (FMPSD) has collected over 34,000 lbs. of food – and raised over $4000 in cash donations for the Wood Buffalo Food Bank Association. The ... Read more

News and Events | News | Thursday, 17 December 2015 | Hits: 124

December 16th News Update

Transit Services crews have completed over 60 shelter inspections to date and are continuing to complete their investigations into the Municipality’s full complement of heated bus shelters. Robert Kirby, Director, ... Read more

News and Events | News | Thursday, 17 December 2015 | Hits: 132

December 15th News Update

The Regional Municipality of Wood Buffalo has identified a potential safety issue affecting a very limited number of heated bus shelters. To ensure the security of residents, Transit Services will ... Read more

News and Events | News | Tuesday, 15 December 2015 | Hits: 197

December 14th News Update

A couple of hundred residents came out to greet their MLAs yesterday for a Christmas reception. The event was staged at the Royal Canadian Legion. Both Wildrose Official Opposition Leader ... Read more

News and Events | News | Monday, 14 December 2015 | Hits: 174

December 11th News Update

It will be early 2016 before the province of Alberta releases their new royalty regime. Premier Rachel Notley says they want to ensure they take their time to get this ... Read more

News and Events | News | Friday, 11 December 2015 | Hits: 141

December 10th News Update

Lac La Biche RCMP is requesting the public’s assistance in locating 46-year-old Lynda Mountain. Mountain was last seen in Lac La Biche in the morning hours on November 30, 2015. ... Read more

News and Events | News | Thursday, 10 December 2015 | Hits: 124

December 9th News Update

The budget is passed. RMWB Council voted to approve as amended the 2016 capital and operating budgets. The budget comes in at $954M after a motion to take 30 million ... Read more

News and Events | News | Wednesday, 9 December 2015 | Hits: 222

Christmas Eve Services

All Saints Anglican Church (9902 Manning Avenue) - December 24th (Christmas Eve Service) at 6:30pm Christ the King Church (107 Brett Drive - Timberlea Public School) - December 24th (Christmas Eve Service) at ... Read more

News and Events | Administrator | Wednesday, 9 December 2015 | Hits: 175

December 8th News Update

It's time to talk budget. The RMWB council will get down to finalizing details for the proposed 2016 Operating Budget, 2017 - 2018 Financial Plan, 2016 Capital Budget, and 2017-2021 ... Read more

News and Events | News | Tuesday, 8 December 2015 | Hits: 175