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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: 88

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: 64

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: 155

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: 111

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: 66

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: 109

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: 111

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: 116

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: 120

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: 95

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: 104

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: 91

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: 105

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: 113

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: 118

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: 201

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: 129

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: 189

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: 119

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: 127

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: 140

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: 108

September 24th News Update

The Regional Municipality of Wood Buffalo (RMWB) council voted unanimously to approve the lengthy list of recommendations found in the external KPMG Accountability, Integrity and Transparency Audit. There were 8 ... Read more

News and Events | News | Wednesday, 24 September 2014 | Hits: 114

September 23rd News Update

Miskanaw Golf Club members, community residents and special guests joined Mayor Melissa Blake, members of RMWB Council and the Regional Recreation Corporation of Wood Buffalo (RRC) at the official opening ... Read more

News and Events | News | Tuesday, 23 September 2014 | Hits: 123

September 22nd News Update

Good news for residents using Highway 63 near the La Biche River Bridge. Nancy Beasley Hosker with Alberta Transportation Communications says the contractor has now started repairs on the other ... Read more

News and Events | News | Monday, 22 September 2014 | Hits: 129

September 19th News Update

Fort McMurray-Conklin MLA Don Scott appreciates that life is changing for him as he is the Minister of Innovation and Advanced Education and the Deputy Government House Leader. Scott feels ... Read more

News and Events | News | Friday, 19 September 2014 | Hits: 145

September 18th News Update

KAOS 911 is thank you our listeners who have pledged your support durng our Sharathon 2014. The monthly pledge total is $12,420.  This is the result of people committing to give ... Read more

News and Events | News | Thursday, 18 September 2014 | Hits: 179

September 17th News Update

It’s our final day today for Sharathon 2014 on KAOS 91.1.  Our two day fundraising goal is $40,000. Donations are accepted on our website by clicking on the donate button, ... Read more

News and Events | News | Wednesday, 17 September 2014 | Hits: 180

September 16th News Update

Sharathon 2014 starts today and also runs through Wednesday on KAOS 91.1. We have set a fundraising goal of $40,000. You can donate online through our website, by clicking on ... Read more

News and Events | News | Tuesday, 16 September 2014 | Hits: 162

Sharathon 2014

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THANK YOU TO EVERYONE WHO CALLED IN OR WENT ONLINE DURING OUR SHARATHON AND DONATED! On Tuesday September 16th, and Wednesday September 17th, KAOS 91.1 please join us in celebrating another ... Read more

News and Events | Administrator | Tuesday, 16 September 2014 | Hits: 307

September 15th News Update

The community gathered in Abraham’s Land in Thickwood-Timberlea on Friday to participate in the official groundbreaking for the Northside Recreation Centre Twin Arena. Regional Municipality of Wood Buffalo (RMWB) Mayor ... Read more

News and Events | News | Monday, 15 September 2014 | Hits: 138

September 12th News Update

It’s a very busy weekend around the region. Syncrude Community Registration days is set for tomorrow for residents to find out whats available to them in Wood Buffalo. The Fort ... Read more

News and Events | News | Friday, 12 September 2014 | Hits: 169

6th Annual KAOS 91.1 Free Family Skate

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Join KAOS 91.1 on Sunday afternoons from 2:30-4:30pm at our 6th Annual KAOS Free Family Skates this fall/winter at the Suncor Community Leisure Centre at MacDonald Island Park.  We're going ... Read more

News and Events | Administrator | Friday, 12 September 2014 | Hits: 207

September 11th News Update

The Regional Recreation Corporation of Wood Buffalo and the Regional Municipality of Wood Buffalo would like to remind the community the final date for registration for participation in the 2014 ... Read more

News and Events | News | Thursday, 11 September 2014 | Hits: 168

September 9th News Update

The Regional Recreation Corporation of Wood Buffalo (RRC) is reminding residents of the implementation of a comprehensive parking strategy during the DMG Oil Sands Trade Show and Conference which runs ... Read more

News and Events | News | Tuesday, 9 September 2014 | Hits: 154

September 8th News Update

A possible work stoppage by Taxi drivers in Fort McMurray has been averted. The chair of the Taxi Advisory Committee (TAC) says a meeting last week proposed several changes to ... Read more

News and Events | News | Monday, 8 September 2014 | Hits: 164

September 5th News Update

Crews have begun repairs to the overpass at Voyageur Road north of Fort McMurray on Highway 63. The overpass was struck in 2013 by a High Load Transport. Repairs will ... Read more

News and Events | News | Friday, 5 September 2014 | Hits: 174

September 4th News Update

Suncor Energy announced it has reached an agreement to sell its Wilson Creek assets located near Rimbey, Alberta to Tamarack Acquisition Corp., a wholly owned subsidiary of Tamarack Valley ... Read more

News and Events | News | Thursday, 4 September 2014 | Hits: 179

Oil Barons Tailgate Party

Join KAOS 91.1 and the Oil Barons this Friday, September 5th, from 6-8pm as we host a tailgate party to celebrate the beginning of their 2014-15 season at the Casman ... Read more

News and Events | Administrator | Wednesday, 3 September 2014 | Hits: 109

September 3rd News Update

The Snye boat launch will close today for annual dredging operations. Dredging is expected to take one day. The launch will remain closed for up to two days afterward to ... Read more

News and Events | News | Wednesday, 3 September 2014 | Hits: 153

September 2nd News Update

The Fort McMurray Oil Barons and KAOS 91.1 officially signed their new partnership agreement today. Under the new agreement, KAOS 91.1 will broadcast all 60 regular season Oil Barons games, ... Read more

News and Events | News | Tuesday, 2 September 2014 | Hits: 219

August 29th News Update

Sustainival is back bigger and better than ever. All weekend long there will be awesome rides, prizes and the Green Beast Challenege at MacDonald Island. Sustainival founder, Joey Hundert, says ... Read more

News and Events | News | Friday, 29 August 2014 | Hits: 115

FMSPCA Paws In The Park

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      Whether it's Tony, Fee-Fee, Spark or Ruff, they've become a close part of your family.  But not all animals have that opportunity and sometimes they end up abandoned, abused or ho... Read more

News and Events | Administrator | Friday, 29 August 2014 | Hits: 69

August 28th News Update

Fort McMurray's Franklin Avenue and Thickwood A&W locations finished 2nd and 3rd in the nation when it comes to raising cash for the 6th annual Cruisin' to End MS day. ... Read more

News and Events | News | Thursday, 28 August 2014 | Hits: 116

August 27th News Update

Construction on a new non-motorized bike park has begun, and residents are advised that the forested area near Silin Forest Road is closed until the bike park is complete. The ... Read more

News and Events | News | Wednesday, 27 August 2014 | Hits: 111

August 26th News Update

Residents of Fort McMurray north of the river are being advised to upgrade their water meters.  Warren Kragnes, Metering Foreman from Environmental Services, explains a big drawback of not having ... Read more

News and Events | Administrator | Tuesday, 26 August 2014 | Hits: 162

August 25th News Update

The Regional Municipality of Wood Buffalo has officially launched a new hotline for area residents. The Pulse: Wood Buffalo Call Line, 780.743.7000, will provide 24-hours a day, seven days a ... Read more

News and Events | Administrator | Tuesday, 26 August 2014 | Hits: 135

KAOS 91.1 will broadcast Oil Barons

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The Fort McMurray Oil Barons and KAOS 91.1 are pleased to announce that they have entered into a broadcast agreement for the 2014-15 Alberta Junior Hockey League season. Under the new ... Read more

News and Events | Administrator | Friday, 22 August 2014 | Hits: 192

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