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March 26th News Update

The speculation will end later today as to what is in the 2015 budget for Albertans. Premier Jim Prentice says Albertans will pay a health-care levy as part of the ... Read more

News and Events | News | Thursday, 26 March 2015 | Hits: 122

March 25th News Update

The Regional Municipality of Wood Buffalo (RMWB) Council made some changes last night. A couple of items were cancelled while others were deferred as RMWB council revisited their 2015 Capital Budget. ... Read more

News and Events | News | Wednesday, 25 March 2015 | Hits: 105

March 24th News Update

Charles (Chuck) Knight is the first inductee into the Class of 2015 for the Wood Buffalo Sport Hall of Fame. Knight cast the vision for what has become MacDonald Island. ... Read more

News and Events | News | Tuesday, 24 March 2015 | Hits: 129

March 23rd News Update

Team McEwen was crowned the winner of the inaugural Pinty’s Grand Slam of Curling Syncrude Elite 10 at the Suncor Community Leisure Centre. The final draw was played before a sold ... Read more

News and Events | News | Monday, 23 March 2015 | Hits: 78

March 20th News Update

Due to an unexpected death in his immediate family, Brian Jean will cease campaigning until further notice. Brian Jean Wildrose Leadership Campaign events scheduled for the next two days will ... Read more

News and Events | Administrator | Friday, 20 March 2015 | Hits: 98

Easter Services 2015

Here is a list of most of the Easter Celebrations going on in our community this year: All Saints Anglican Church - 9902 Manning AveApril 2nd: Maundy Thursday at 6:30pm - ... Read more

News and Events | Administrator | Friday, 20 March 2015 | Hits: 31

March 19th News Update

An incident earlier this week in Prairie Creek has turned into a homicide investigation. Wood Buffalo RCMP says shortly before 8 a.m. Tuesday their officers were called to Mustang Road ... Read more

News and Events | News | Thursday, 19 March 2015 | Hits: 58

March 18th News Update

In support of Council’s commitment to review 2015 operating costs, Administration  with the RMWB has taken a hard look at the organization’s discretionary spending, and has identified more than $14 ... Read more

News and Events | Administrator | Wednesday, 18 March 2015 | Hits: 74

Annual Giant Easter Egg Hunt April 4th

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Will you be the one to find the Golden Egg?  The Annual Giant Easter Egg Hunt is back April 4th, at Dunvegan Gardens.  For only $5 per child, you can jo... Read more

News and Events | Administrator | Wednesday, 18 March 2015 | Hits: 109

March 17th News Update

The Fort McMurray Oil Barons have signed a new contract with the a local Rogers station to  Western Canada Cup.  The Barons had signed a 1 year agreement with KAOS ... Read more

News and Events | Administrator | Tuesday, 17 March 2015 | Hits: 102

Oil Barons Broadcasts no longer on KAOS

The Fort McMurray Oil Barons have made the decision to broadcast the Western Canada Cup games and future Oil Barons season on the local Roger’s stations.   The Barons had signed ... Read more

News and Events | Administrator | Monday, 16 March 2015 | Hits: 144

March 16th News Update

Some heavy footed drivers were amongst the vehicles stopped this weekend by the RCMP and Sheriffs - Wood Buffalo Integrated Traffic Unit. They set up along Highway 63 and 881 ... Read more

News and Events | Administrator | Monday, 16 March 2015 | Hits: 123

March 13th News Update

Lac La Biche-St. Paul-Two Hills MLA Shaye Saskiw is stepping side. The Wildrose House leader announced in the provincial legislature yesterday he would not be running in the next provincial ... Read more

News and Events | News | Friday, 13 March 2015 | Hits: 120

RCMP Seek Public's Assistance Locating S

Wood Buffalo RCMP are asking for the public’s assistance in indentifying two suspects in an assault investigation that took place around midnight on March 10th 2015. RCMP were called to Smallwood ... Read more

News and Events | News | Thursday, 12 March 2015 | Hits: 95

March 12th News Update

The Wood Buffalo Food Bank Association is set for their First Annual Spring Food Drive which officials say couldn’t come sooner. They hope to raise hope to raise 30,000 pounds ... Read more

News and Events | News | Thursday, 12 March 2015 | Hits: 134

March 11th News Update

By the narrowest of margins, RMWB council voted 5-4 in favour to review all capital budget items with a $10 million plus price tag. Councillor Jane Stroud questioned the need ... Read more

News and Events | News | Wednesday, 11 March 2015 | Hits: 152

March 10th News Update

Shovels will be in the ground this construction season on the new 100-bed continuing care centre in Fort McMurray. The project is being re-tendered today after previous bids ... Read more

News and Events | News | Tuesday, 10 March 2015 | Hits: 164

POWER UP Banquet & Auction

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Thank you to everyone who joined us at our Power Up Banquet.  We raised $52,668.79 towards our campaign!   Join KAOS 91.1 on Saturday, March 7th at the Quality Hotel & Conference ... Read more

News and Events | Administrator | Tuesday, 10 March 2015 | Hits: 346

Thank you to our Banquet Sponsors

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Thank you very much to all of our 2015 Power Up Banquet sponsors.  Our event truly couldn't have happened without your support and we greatly appreciate you getting behind our ... Read more

News and Events | Administrator | Tuesday, 10 March 2015 | Hits: 88

March 9th News Update

Mike Allen is officially the PC candidate for Fort McMurray-Wood Buffalo. Allen won the nomination over Tracy McKinnon on Saturday. Allen says he is honoured to have been elected the ... Read more

News and Events | News | Monday, 9 March 2015 | Hits: 124

March 6th News Update

A multi vehicle collision has caused the closure of Highway 63 this morning. The collision occurred 18km north of Wandering River. RCMP has closed Highway 63 from Highway 881 to ... Read more

News and Events | News | Friday, 6 March 2015 | Hits: 154

RCMP Seek Public's Assistance Locating Y

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UPDATE: Heaven-Leigh Grandjambe was found safe & sound on March 7th. -------   Wood Buffalo RCMP is asking for the public’s assistance in locating a missing person. Fifteen year old Heaven-Leigh Grandjambe was last ... Read more

News and Events | News | Friday, 6 March 2015 | Hits: 111

March 5th News Update

Wood Buffalo Métis are set to host a Métis rights and economic development symposium next Tuesday and Wednesday here in Fort McMurray. The sold out event is jointly hosted by ... Read more

News and Events | News | Thursday, 5 March 2015 | Hits: 129

March 4th News Update

Crews have closed the southbound lane on the La Biche River Bridge north of Atmore on Highway 63 for repairs. Damage to the expansion joint forced crews to close one ... Read more

News and Events | News | Wednesday, 4 March 2015 | Hits: 179

March 3rd News Update

The nomination process has now finished for the March 30th Ward 1 by-election.  The official nominee list is: • Dogar, Mohammad Shafiq• Doleman, Veronica• Durocher, Mike• Flett, Christopher T.• Murphy, Verna• ... Read more

News and Events | News | Tuesday, 3 March 2015 | Hits: 176

March 2nd News Update

Today is Nomination Day for the vacant RMWB council seat. The unofficial list of Ward 1 nominees is: • Dogar, Mohammad Shafiq • Doleman, Veronica • Durocher, Mike • Flett, Christopher T. • Murphy, Verna • ... Read more

News and Events | News | Monday, 2 March 2015 | Hits: 152

February 27th News Update

A second child from Fort McMurray who was accidentally poisoned after being exposed to phosphine in a Fort McMurray apartment building has passed away. The child was one of 5 ... Read more

News and Events | News | Friday, 27 February 2015 | Hits: 176

February 26th News Update

Nearly $20,000 has been raised for a young Fort McMurray family. The GoFundMe campaign was set up to help pay for funeral costs for the burial of an 8 month ... Read more

News and Events | News | Thursday, 26 February 2015 | Hits: 166

February 25th News Update

Making sure taxpayers dollars are spent wisely was the focus of two notices of motions put forward for upcoming Council meetings. The first was presented by Councillor Tyran Alt. The ... Read more

News and Events | News | Wednesday, 25 February 2015 | Hits: 187

February 24th News Update

An investigation is ongoing into the death of an 8 month old infant Sunday afternoon at 81 Fraser Avenue. Both Regional Emergency Services (RES) and the Wood Buffalo ... Read more

News and Events | News | Tuesday, 24 February 2015 | Hits: 225

February 23rd News Update

An 8 month old has died as a result of being exposed to an unknown substance in an apartment in Fort McMurray yesterday. The victim was one of ... Read more

News and Events | News | Monday, 23 February 2015 | Hits: 172

February 20th News Update

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A 15 year old suspect has been charged in connection with a stabbing incident in the city. Wood Buffalo RCMP have charged the the young offender with aggravated assault and ... Read more

News and Events | News | Friday, 20 February 2015 | Hits: 282

February 19th News Update

Wood Buffalo RCMP are investigating a suspicious fire that occurred at Rainbow Creek Drive, in Fort McMurray, Monday morning. Around 9:00 a.m. RCMP officers responded to a call to assist ... Read more

News and Events | News | Thursday, 19 February 2015 | Hits: 147

RCMP Seek Public's Assistance Locating Y

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*Update*: The youths, Kasey Joe and Aaron Gorovenko, were located in two separate instances at two different locations in the Lac La Biche area.  Both youth are safe. The Lac La Biche RCMP would like ... Read more

News and Events | News | Wednesday, 18 February 2015 | Hits: 186

February 18th News Update

The Wood Buffalo Food Bank Association is concerned with the 75% increase in hamper distribution experienced in January 2015 when compared to January 2014. Food Bank officials say serving their ... Read more

News and Events | News | Wednesday, 18 February 2015 | Hits: 207

February 17th News Update

As a result of the Governance related recommendations contained in the recent Municipal Audit, the Regional Municipality of Wood Buffalo Audit & Budget Committee supported pursuit of governance training for ... Read more

News and Events | News | Tuesday, 17 February 2015 | Hits: 133

February 16th News Update

Albertans are enjoying their February long weekend. Premier Jim Prentice encourages “all Albertans to celebrate family, and all its unique joys, on Family Day.” He reminds us "strong families teach ... Read more

News and Events | News | Monday, 16 February 2015 | Hits: 180

February 11th News Update

Despite a 25 per cent increase in production in 2015, Cenovus Energy has announced a projected 15 per cent cut to its staff. The majority of the cuts will come ... Read more

News and Events | News | Friday, 13 February 2015 | Hits: 318

February 12th News Update

Community advocate and long-time Fort McMurray resident Tracy McKinnon has announced her intention to seek the PC nomination in the riding of Fort McMurray-Wood Buffalo. MacKinnon believes the causes she ... Read more

News and Events | News | Thursday, 12 February 2015 | Hits: 175

February 11th News Update

A massive report from the Waterfront Steering Committee was tabled last night, with several recommendations for council to consider. The committee suggests citizens of Fort McMurray have a keen interest ... Read more

News and Events | News | Wednesday, 11 February 2015 | Hits: 185

February 10th News Update

The Minister of Innovation and Advanced Education, Don Scott, is applauding a co-operation agreement signed between Keyano College and the University of Alberta to provide training for teachers here in ... Read more

News and Events | News | Tuesday, 10 February 2015 | Hits: 261

February 9th News Update

Representatives from Keyano College and the University of Alberta will sign a Memorandum Of Understanding (MOU) to deliver a Collaborative Degree in Elementary Education. The ceremony is slated to take ... Read more

News and Events | News | Monday, 9 February 2015 | Hits: 140

February 6th News Update

Diversified Transportation Limited (DTL) has introduced real-time scheduling and route information to their app. Accessible via smart phone, tablet or PC, myDTLbus.ca provides passengers with up-to-the-minute trip and schedule information ... Read more

News and Events | News | Friday, 6 February 2015 | Hits: 165

RCMP Seek Public's Assistance Identifyin

Wood Buffalo RCMP are searching for a robbery suspect. On February 4th, at approximately 3:45 p.m. RCMP responded to a robbery which had taken place outside the Royal Bank of Canada's ... Read more

News and Events | News | Thursday, 5 February 2015 | Hits: 149

February 5th News Update

Despite lower than anticipated earning in the fourth quarter, Suncor Energy plans to move forward on both the Fort Hills oil sands project as planned, allowing the company to take ... Read more

News and Events | News | Thursday, 5 February 2015 | Hits: 166

February 4th News Update

The 2015 Western Canada Summer Games is looking for you. General Manager Kim Rizzi says volunteers are still needed. Rizzi says the volunteer sign up is available on their website ... Read more

News and Events | News | Wednesday, 4 February 2015 | Hits: 198

February 3rd News Update

Despite a drop in year over year fourth quarter results, Imperial Oil is still confident in their plans moving forward. In a release yesterday the company praised its oil sands ... Read more

News and Events | News | Tuesday, 3 February 2015 | Hits: 210

February 2nd News Update

All flights were cancelled last night at the Fort McMurray International Airport due to a runway lighting issue. Flights resumed this morning. The airport is advising passengers from last night’s ... Read more

News and Events | News | Monday, 2 February 2015 | Hits: 209

Staff Blogs

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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

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