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July 27th News Update

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A male was transported to a hospital in Edmonton with a gunshot wound following an incident early Friday morning In Fort McMurray. Wood Buffalo RCMP responded to a call of ... Read more

News and Events | News | Monday, 27 July 2015 | Hits: 128

Miskanaw Mondays

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Introducing Miskanaw Mondays Every Monday starting July 27, 2015 to September 28th, 2015, KAOS 91.1 will be giving away a pair of tickets to play golf  at the Miskanaw Golf Club! Listen to... Read more

News and Events | Administrator | Friday, 24 July 2015 | Hits: 112

July 24th News Update

Stoppages and delays are expected along Highway 63 at the 154 to 186-kilometre markers to allow transition to the newly twinned section of 63. Traffic will be stopped at all ... Read more

News and Events | News | Friday, 24 July 2015 | Hits: 104

July 23rd News Update

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It may take longer than anticipated to find out what caused a spill at the Nexen Long Lake Facility. Company officials brought members of the media to the site south of ... Read more

News and Events | News | Thursday, 23 July 2015 | Hits: 101

July 22nd News Update

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The Janvier Water Treatment Plant’s polyaluminum chloride system failed yesterday. This system helps to remove particles from the drinking water. Alberta Health Services has issued a precautionary Boil Water Advisory ... Read more

News and Events | News | Wednesday, 22 July 2015 | Hits: 100

July 21st News Update

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Operations are ongoing at Nexen Energy’s Long Lake facility to contain and clean up the pipeline emulsion spill that occurred on July 15, 2015. In a release, Nexen says they ... Read more

News and Events | News | Wednesday, 22 July 2015 | Hits: 21

July 20th News Update

The Fort McMurray #468 First Nation is extremely concerned about the magnitude of the pipeline spill at the CNOOC Nexen Long Lake Facility. The operation is within a 10 kilometer ... Read more

News and Events | News | Monday, 20 July 2015 | Hits: 135

July 17th News Update

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Nexen Energy ULC (Nexen) is responding to an incident at its Long Lake oil sands facility south of Fort McMurray. Wednesday afternoon, an emulsion leak from a pipeline was discovered ... Read more

News and Events | News | Friday, 17 July 2015 | Hits: 112

July 16th News Update

The Regional Municipality of Wood Buffalo Council has approved a bylaw to establish a new citizen’s advisory committee. The administration developed the bylaw based on direction from Council. The bylaw ... Read more

News and Events | News | Thursday, 16 July 2015 | Hits: 121

July 15th News Update

A busy, and very long night around the council horseshoe last evening. It was the Regional Municipality of Wood Buffalos last session before the summer break. Council voted to defer ... Read more

News and Events | News | Wednesday, 15 July 2015 | Hits: 105

July 14th News Update

Alberta Premier Rachel Notley is meeting today with Quebec Premier Philippe Couillard in Quebec City ahead of the gathering with their fellow Premiers and Territorial Leaders in St. John's, Newfoundland ... Read more

News and Events | News | Tuesday, 14 July 2015 | Hits: 40

July 13th News Update

It took some hard work on a Sunday, but municipal crews responded quickly to sanitary sewer surcharging, caused by heavy rain, which affected a number of residences in the Brett ... Read more

News and Events | News | Monday, 13 July 2015 | Hits: 134

July 10th News Update

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The Fort McMurray Real Estate Board says with half the year complete we are seeing the local market steadily gaining month over month in overall sales. The average price for ... Read more

News and Events | News | Friday, 10 July 2015 | Hits: 237

July 9th News Update

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Premier Rachel Notley has raised some eyebrows with a speech to the Stampede Investment Forum in Calgary. The Premier called the oilsands a tremendous asset that has transformed Alberta into ... Read more

News and Events | News | Thursday, 9 July 2015 | Hits: 132

July 8th News Update

The issue of on-street parking will be reviewed by Administration with the Regional Municipality of Wood Buffalo. The issue was brought to council's attention by Councillor Keith McGrath. He suggested ... Read more

News and Events | News | Wednesday, 8 July 2015 | Hits: 112

July 7th News Update

A full docket once again for the RMWB council. They will vote on the first reading of a bylaw to establish a new citizen’s advisory committee. The administration developed the ... Read more

News and Events | News | Tuesday, 7 July 2015 | Hits: 154

July 6th News Update

The Steinhauer Bridge in Fort McMurray will be reduced down to a single lane nightly for bridge work effective immediately. The work is to be carried out nightly between 8 ... Read more

News and Events | News | Monday, 6 July 2015 | Hits: 118

July 3rd News Update

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With the maintenance completed, June has proven to be the best month of production this year for Syncrude. Last month they produced 10.3 million bbls oil from a daily average ... Read more

News and Events | News | Friday, 3 July 2015 | Hits: 107

July 2nd News Update

The Mikisew Cree First Nation is pleased UNESCO (United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization) has requested that Canada invite a Reactive Monitoring mission to conduct an in-depth investigation of ... Read more

News and Events | News | Thursday, 2 July 2015 | Hits: 157

June 30th News Update

The Fort McMurray Wildfire Management Area is now under an extreme Wildfire Danger Level. The hot temperatures and winds are drying out the forest. A fire advisory has also been ... Read more

News and Events | News | Tuesday, 30 June 2015 | Hits: 189

June 26th News Update

The Fort McMurray Wildfire Management Area remains under a very high Wildfire Danger Level. Last night firefighters and aircraft were dispatched to an area just after the turn-off on Highway ... Read more

News and Events | News | Friday, 26 June 2015 | Hits: 140

Celebration of Hope

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Join KAOS 91.1 at Fort McMurray's Celebration of Hope at MacDonald Island Park - Nexen Energy Field House on November 14 & 15 Click below for more ... Read more

News and Events | Administrator | Thursday, 25 June 2015 | Hits: 237

June 25th News Update

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Search and rescue officials have now recovered both bodies from a plane that crashed southeast of Fort McMurray on Sunday. Wood Buffalo RCMP say the 32-year-old Fort McMurray man's body ... Read more

News and Events | News | Thursday, 25 June 2015 | Hits: 191

June 24th News Update

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McMurray Aviation has identified a student and flight instructor who died as the results of a mid-air collision Sunday east of Fort McMurray. The company has identified instructor Nabeel Chaudhry ... Read more

News and Events | News | Wednesday, 24 June 2015 | Hits: 189

June 23rd News Update

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Investigators with the Transportation Safety Board of Canada are in Fort McMurray. The team was brought in to the site of an accident involving two aircraft that collided mid-air near ... Read more

News and Events | News | Tuesday, 23 June 2015 | Hits: 192

June 22nd News Update

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Two people are dead following a plane crash near Fort McMurray. The incident occurred shortly 8 pm last night. There was a report of a mid-air collision between two small ... Read more

News and Events | News | Monday, 22 June 2015 | Hits: 186

June 19th News Update

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The MLA for Fort McMurray Wood Buffalo has asked the provincial government to put a halt to the plan for a new seniors facility in Parsons Creek. In the legislature, ... Read more

News and Events | News | Friday, 19 June 2015 | Hits: 160

June 18th News Update

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The Northern Lights Health Foundation is receiving a $1 million commitment over three years from a group of 13 building trades unions in support of health care in Wood Buffalo. ... Read more

News and Events | News | Thursday, 18 June 2015 | Hits: 177

June 17th News Update

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Imperial has announced the successful startup of the Kearl oil sands expansion project, with all three froth trains operational. Production from the expansion project is expected to ultimately reach 110,000 ... Read more

News and Events | News | Wednesday, 17 June 2015 | Hits: 202

June 16th News Update

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The NDP government of Rachel Notley opened the legislative session with action to renew democracy and restore stability to health, education and other vital public programs. Two bills were introduced ... Read more

News and Events | News | Tuesday, 16 June 2015 | Hits: 175

June 15th News Update

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History was made Saturday when the Canadian Football League arrived in Fort McMurray for the first time. The Edmonton Eskimo opened their pre-season with the history-making Northern Kickoff presented by ... Read more

News and Events | News | Monday, 15 June 2015 | Hits: 226

June 12th News Update

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It seems its all we have talked about for a long while and now its just a day away. The Northern Kickoff takes place tomorrow at SMS Equipment Stadium at Sh... Read more

News and Events | News | Friday, 12 June 2015 | Hits: 201

June 11th News Update

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The Fort McMurray Public Library has changed it up. The library officially revealed its new identity as the Wood Buffalo Regional Library. The new name, logo, signs and online presence ... Read more

News and Events | News | Thursday, 11 June 2015 | Hits: 181

June 10th News Update

More letters, more discussion and more study.  That's the direction from last night's meeting Regional Municipality of Wood Buffalo regarding the Willow Square lands.  Council has asked the Wood Buffalo ... Read more

News and Events | News | Wednesday, 10 June 2015 | Hits: 180

June 9th News Update

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Heartache and sorrow this morning in the city of Edmonton. An Edmonton Police Service officer was shot and killed in the line of duty following an incident in southwest Edmonton. ... Read more

News and Events | News | Tuesday, 9 June 2015 | Hits: 209

June 8th News Update

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Six men will make their first court appearance in connection with an ongoing investigation in Fort McMurray. Officers of the Wood Buffalo RCMP detachment, with the assistance of the RCMP ... Read more

News and Events | News | Monday, 8 June 2015 | Hits: 193

June 5th News Update

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Seven people have been arrested by Alberta Law Enforcement Response Teams (ALERT) as the result of seven search warrants executed in Fort McMurray. Drugs, firearms, cash, and property have been ... Read more

News and Events | News | Friday, 5 June 2015 | Hits: 270

June 4th News Update

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Wood Buffalo RCMP are continuing their investigation into a shooting early Tuesday morning on Richard Street. The victim is expected to recover from his injuries. RCMP investigators believe this incident ... Read more

News and Events | News | Thursday, 4 June 2015 | Hits: 210

June 3rd News Update

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The fire ban that was in place for much of Alberta has been lifted. In its place, a new fire restriction will be enforced for the north and east parts of... Read more

News and Events | News | Wednesday, 3 June 2015 | Hits: 214

June 2nd News Update

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Good news for the medevac service here in our region. The Local Helicopter Emergency Response Organization (HERO) Foundation has received a $650,000 donation from the Sunrise Energy Project, a joint ... Read more

News and Events | News | Tuesday, 2 June 2015 | Hits: 203

June 1st News Update

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Its a big day for Brian Jean and Tany Yao. They will be sworn in this afternoon at 1 pm as members of the Alberta Legislature along with their Wildrose ... Read more

News and Events | News | Monday, 1 June 2015 | Hits: 270

Focus on Fathers

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Celebrate Fathers this June by telling us why your Dad is the best Dad in the world and he could win a prize package valued at $2,000! June 8th - ... Read more

News and Events | Administrator | Monday, 1 June 2015 | Hits: 570

KAOS 91.1 Summer Cruiser

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The KAOS 91.1 Cruiser will be out and about this summer at events all over the community throughout the summer of 2015. Come say hi, and grab a piece of ... Read more

News and Events | Jonathan Andrews | Saturday, 30 May 2015 | Hits: 118

May 29th News Update

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Two fires have been extinguished, and another two are under control in the Fort McMurray Wildfire Management Zone. That news from Wildfire Information Officer Robyn Haugen. She says, "changing a ... Read more

News and Events | News | Friday, 29 May 2015 | Hits: 202

May 28th News Update

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A 22-year-old Fort McMurray man has died following a shots fired complaint. The incident occurred Monday at approximately 4:00 a.m. at an apartment complex on Clearwater Crescent in Fort McMurray. ... Read more

News and Events | News | Thursday, 28 May 2015 | Hits: 202

May 27th News Update

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Negotiations with International Coliseums Company (ICC) to build a sports and entertainment centre (SEC) downtown are progressing. Council gave Administration direction to move forward by signing a non-binding letter of ... Read more

News and Events | News | Wednesday, 27 May 2015 | Hits: 310

May 26th News Update

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The Regional Municipality of Wood Buffalo has applied a full fire ban across the Municipality due to high, very high or extreme wildfire hazard levels resulting from the continuing and ... Read more

News and Events | News | Tuesday, 26 May 2015 | Hits: 261

May 25th News Update

Cenovus Energy Inc. evacuated all staff from its Foster Creek oil sands and Athabasca natural gas operations this weekend. They shut down production as a precaution due to a forest ... Read more

News and Events | News | Monday, 25 May 2015 | Hits: 201

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Grey Cup Photo Opportunities!

There's a few opportunities to have your photo taken with the Canadian Football League's Grey C... Read more...

JD's Blog | 11.06.2015

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FMPL Becomes WBRL

Today, the Fort McMurray Public Library officially re-launched as the Wood Buffalo Regional Lib... Read more...

JD's Blog | 10.06.2015

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Mom's Day

It’s Mother’s Day weekend! That time of the year when we specifically remember the many times m... Read more...

JD's Blog | 08.05.2015

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Election 2015 - Recap

The province has spoken, and a new provincial government is now in effect. The New Democratic P... Read more...

JD's Blog | 06.05.2015

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Full House Is Coming Back!

John Stamos was on a late night talk show this week, and confirmed that Full House is coming ba... Read more...

JD's Blog | 22.04.2015

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Plastic Bags... Again

It seems once again the topic of the plastic bag ban is beginning to resurface as one residen... Read more...

Marshall's Blog | 16.04.2015

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Helping The RMWB - One Can At A Time!

I was honored to be a part of the 1st Annual Servus Credit Union Spring Food Drive in support o... Read more...

JD's Blog | 14.04.2015

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Spring Food Drive

  The first annual Servus Credit Union Spring Food Drive for the Wood Buffalo Food Bank is t... Read more...

Marshall's Blog | 10.04.2015

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I Now Pronounce You Mr. & Mrs. Burger King

    Sometimes it pays to have a quirky name… literally! While you may think my name is uniq... Read more...

Marshall's Blog | 09.04.2015

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The Bible Miniseries Sequel Is Here!

Two years ago, Roma Downey and Mark Burnett released The Bible, a miniseries that show Genesis ... Read more...

JD's Blog | 07.04.2015

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Easter Weekend 2015

It’s my first Easter in Fort McMurray, and I’m looking forward to it! I’m heading to the Inter ... Read more...

JD's Blog | 02.04.2015

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Double Bluff on April Fools Day

  Did you get fooled on April 1st this year? We enjoyed pulling some pranks on one another a... Read more...

Marshall's Blog | 02.04.2015

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What Does Easter Mean To You?

They say Easter is the highest attended service at churches around the world every year. Why? W... Read more...

JD's Blog | 31.03.2015

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What Does Easter Mean To You?

They say Easter is the highest attended service at churches around the world every year. Why? W... Read more...

JD's Blog | 31.03.2015

Burger Cologne?

If you’re a burger fan I know you’re going to want burger scented cologne… ooor maybe not? Whe... Read more...

Marshall's Blog | 30.03.2015

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for KING & COUNTRY, Newsboys & More coming to Edmonton!

for KING & COUNTRY, Newsboys, Manafest & more are all on the lineup for YC Alberta 2015. Every ... Read more...

JD's Blog | 26.03.2015

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Don't Get Ticketed Over Coffee

If you're on your morning or afternoon coffee break, it's likely coffee is on the mind. It's al... Read more...

JD's Blog | 13.03.2015

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Something To Think About

  Have you ever been to a theatre production where you’ve really felt compelled to make a di... Read more...

Marshall's Blog | 12.03.2015

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JD News - March 10 Edition

The Power Up Banquet, and Mike Allen wins the PC Nomination for Wood Buffalo-Fort McMurray. Wel... Read more...

JD's Blog | 09.03.2015

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Christmas Parade Fun

  I hope you enjoyed the Santa Clause Parade last weekend! It may have been a chilly one but... Read more...

Marshall's Blog | 02.12.2014

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