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September 28th News Update

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Regional Council has helped open the door for rebuilding in the Abasand, Beacon Hill and Waterways area with the approval of 2nd and third reading of overlay amendment. This will ... Read more

News and Events | News | Wednesday, 28 September 2016 | Hits: 75

2016 KAOS Free Family Skate

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We look forward to seeing you at this year's Free Family Skate!  If you have any questions, feel free to call 78... Read more

News and Events | Administrator | Tuesday, 27 September 2016 | Hits: 25

September 27th News Update

The Wood Buffalo Recovery Committee (WBRC) will make several recommendations to Council related to the 2016 budget request for the Recovery Committee and Task Force. The WBRC recommends that Council ... Read more

News and Events | News | Tuesday, 27 September 2016 | Hits: 78

September 26th News Update

ALERT and RCMP Wood Buffalo are set to release further details today into a joint forces investigation into outlaw motorcycle groups operating in Fort McMurray. Four search warrants were executed ... Read more

News and Events | News | Monday, 26 September 2016 | Hits: 71

September 22nd News Update

The Government of Alberta, Fort McKay First Nation and industry partners are taking action on a new report that addresses longstanding air quality and odour concerns in Fort McKay. The ... Read more

News and Events | News | Thursday, 22 September 2016 | Hits: 31

September 21st News Update

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Regional Council has repealed a By-Law that stopped residents of Abasand, Beacon Hill, and Waterways from proceeding with their rebuilding efforts. The Bylaw had been put in place to help ... Read more

News and Events | News | Wednesday, 21 September 2016 | Hits: 33

September 20th News Update

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Wood Buffalo RCMP and the RCMP Major Crimes unit have laid charges in connection with the death of a man in Conklin in August 2015. Police confirm  23-year-old Codie Deranger, ... Read more

News and Events | News | Tuesday, 20 September 2016 | Hits: 44

September 19th News Update

Another successful Fort McMurray Half Marathon is in the books. Participants hit the streets of downtown Fort McMurray yesterday. Kelsey Stefanizyn, Fort McMurray Half Marathon Organizing Committee Event Chair, thanked ... Read more

News and Events | News | Monday, 19 September 2016 | Hits: 38

September 16th News Update

A big thank you from our family to yours. Our KAOS 911 sharathon was a success thanks to you our loyal listeners who gave generously. Over $31000 was raised in ... Read more

News and Events | News | Friday, 16 September 2016 | Hits: 46

September 15th News Update

It's our 2nd and final day for Sharathon 2016 on KAOS 911. Thank you to all our listeners who stepped up yesterday. We are once again asking for your support ... Read more

News and Events | News | Thursday, 15 September 2016 | Hits: 40

September 14th News Update

The RWMB council has approved a motion directing Administration review the municipal fee structure relating to residential development and building permits and all fees associated with them. This is specific ... Read more

News and Events | News | Thursday, 15 September 2016 | Hits: 30

2016 Sharathon

  We are ecstatic with the results of our recent Sharathon.  To date we have raised a total of  $35,771.  Please remember to send in your pledge at your earliest convenience. ... Read more

News and Events | Administrator | Thursday, 15 September 2016 | Hits: 173

Who's going to kiss the pig?

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Thanks for partnering with us during this year's Sharathon!  Without your support, we truly wouldn't be able to continue broadcasting in Fort Mc... Read more

News and Events | Administrator | Thursday, 15 September 2016 | Hits: 141

Help Rick raise $5,000 for KAOS 91.1!

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We appreciate your support during our 2016 Sharathon!  To make a pledge, please call 780-791-5911 or to donate online click he... Read more

News and Events | Administrator | Thursday, 15 September 2016 | Hits: 156

September 13th News Update

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Despite the fiscal challenges of 2015, Wood Buffalo Housing & Development Corporation finished with a $2.3 million surplus. The findings came in their annual report that was released yesterday. The ... Read more

News and Events | News | Tuesday, 13 September 2016 | Hits: 53

September 12th News Update

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The Fort McMurray Monarchs have brought a national championship to Fort McMurray as they are the 2016 Canadian Major Football League champions. The Monarchs defeated the defending champs the GTA ... Read more

News and Events | News | Tuesday, 13 September 2016 | Hits: 50

September 9th News Update

The RMWB is looking for your input about the rebuild and future of the Waterways neighbourhood of Fort McMurrary. A public information session was held last evening on the matter. ... Read more

News and Events | News | Friday, 9 September 2016 | Hits: 54

September 8th News Update

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The union representing front-line Fort McMurray municipal workers is crying foul after Wood Buffalo municipal councilors voted to reward non-unionized staff overtime during the spring fire evacuation. The Canadian Union ... Read more

News and Events | News | Thursday, 8 September 2016 | Hits: 185

September 7th News Update

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Regional Municipality of Wood Buffalo Council has approved a motion regarding Overtime Compensation for Municipal Employees who put in incredible hours during the wildfire and recovery afterward. The motion passed ... Read more

News and Events | News | Wednesday, 7 September 2016 | Hits: 109

September 6th News Update

For the first time since early May, students will be returning to schools in Fort McMurray. Students were displaced from their schools due to the massive wildfire. Alberta Education Minister ... Read more

News and Events | News | Tuesday, 6 September 2016 | Hits: 115

September 2nd News Update

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The Regional Municipality of Wood Buffalo has lifted the conditions for development permits in Abasand and Beacon Hill. The move comes in partnership with the advice from the Chief Medical ... Read more

News and Events | News | Friday, 2 September 2016 | Hits: 78

September 1st News Update

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A bittersweet day for many as some residents of Abasand and Beacon Hill were able to start returning to their homes yesterday. It's all part of the safe re-entry in ... Read more

News and Events | News | Thursday, 1 September 2016 | Hits: 131

August 31st News Update

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Regional Council has voted to provide tax relief to residents due to the wildfire this May. The motion arose from a meeting last week from the Wood Buffalo Recovery Committee ... Read more

News and Events | News | Wednesday, 31 August 2016 | Hits: 159

August 30th News Update

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Two people are dead and one person in hospital following a four-vehicle crash at the intersection of Highway 63 and Fort McKay. Wood Buffalo RCMP says the male has transported ... Read more

News and Events | News | Tuesday, 30 August 2016 | Hits: 149

August 29th News Update

A national title game is coming to Fort McMurray. The Fort McMuirray Monarchs laid claim to the Alberta Football League title this Saturday with a 32-23 victory over the Central ... Read more

News and Events | News | Tuesday, 30 August 2016 | Hits: 74

August 25th News Update

Another step was taken forward last night to provide some potential tax relief to residents of Fort McMurray. The goal would be to have the provincial government remove the educational ... Read more

News and Events | News | Thursday, 25 August 2016 | Hits: 159

August 24th News Update

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The Fort McMurray wildfire this May has affected the provincial government's bottom line. The impact of the fire is seen in the first quarter report released by Finance Minister Joe ... Read more

News and Events | News | Wednesday, 24 August 2016 | Hits: 175

August 23rd News Update

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Regional council will now work through some recommendations from the Rural Committee and the Sustainable Development Committee after their meeting yesterday with members of a Rural Coalition of the Regional ... Read more

News and Events | News | Tuesday, 23 August 2016 | Hits: 170

August 22nd News Update

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Tragedy on our highways this weekend. Early Sunday morning Wood Buffalo RCMP responded to a call of a male that had been walking down the middle of the highway and ... Read more

News and Events | News | Monday, 22 August 2016 | Hits: 189

August 19th News Update

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The United Way of Fort McMurray is looking for a new leader. The Board of Directors has accepted the retirement notification of Diane Shannon, the organization’s Executive Director, effective December ... Read more

News and Events | News | Friday, 19 August 2016 | Hits: 185

August 18th News Update

The Wood Buffalo Recovery Committee (WBRC) continued its commitment to a community-driven recovery process as it voted on Wednesday night to hold weekly public meetings. The meetings will be held ... Read more

News and Events | News | Thursday, 18 August 2016 | Hits: 182

August 17th News Update

The Conklin Multiplex is back on the books. The move follows a motion by Councillor Jane Stroud to have the project continue to move forward. It was approved by her ... Read more

News and Events | News | Wednesday, 17 August 2016 | Hits: 160

August 16th News Update

The Regional Municipality of Wood Buffalo has issued their first rebuilding permit following May's devastating wildfire. Darrin Eckel was the recipient of the permit last Thursday. He notes “it has ... Read more

News and Events | News | Tuesday, 16 August 2016 | Hits: 207

August 15th News Update

In an ongoing effort to inform residents about recovery initiatives, the Regional Municipality of Wood Buffalo will host the first in a series of public information sessions this Wednesday at ... Read more

News and Events | News | Monday, 15 August 2016 | Hits: 190

August 11th News Update

A representative of nine Mi'kmaq communities in New Brunswick shared their concerns on day three of the National Energy Board hearings in Saint John, New Brunswick. Chief George Ginnish, of ... Read more

News and Events | News | Thursday, 11 August 2016 | Hits: 198

August 10th News Update

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Wood Buffalo RCMP are investigating a hit and run between a motor vehicle and a pedestrian. Yesterday, just before 2 p.m. a 26-year-old female was crossing the street at the ... Read more

News and Events | News | Wednesday, 10 August 2016 | Hits: 181

August 9th News Update

Minister of Economic Development and Trade Deron Bilous, alongside the Canadian Red Cross and the Regional Municipality of Wood Buffalo, are set to provide more details on financial assistance for ... Read more

News and Events | News | Tuesday, 9 August 2016 | Hits: 216

August 8th News Update

An important day in the life to the proposed TrasnCana Energy East Pipeline. The National Energy Board (NEB) embarks on its first round of hearings today in Saint John, New ... Read more

News and Events | News | Monday, 8 August 2016 | Hits: 240

August 5th News Update

A new Progress Report has been issued on work completed to date to allow the safe re-occupation of standing homes in Abasand and Beacon Hill. This Report comes on the ... Read more

News and Events | News | Friday, 5 August 2016 | Hits: 145

August 4th News Update

Thanks to the unprecedented outpouring of support from Canadians across the country, the Canadian Red Cross is proud to announce a fundraising total of $299 million, including matching funds contributed ... Read more

News and Events | News | Thursday, 4 August 2016 | Hits: 201

August 3rd News Update

Small business owners are getting a break. Regional Council has approved contributing $15 million toward a $60 million dollar fund. The municipality would be a partner in the fund with ... Read more

News and Events | News | Thursday, 4 August 2016 | Hits: 131

August 2nd News Update

Heavy rains and flooding made for a messy Heritage Day weekend in Alberta. Ground support staff from Underground Services and Public Works were mobilized to evaluate conditions in the Urban ... Read more

News and Events | News | Thursday, 4 August 2016 | Hits: 137

July 28th News Update

As part of the Wood Buffalo Recovery Committee’s continued efforts to support recovery, the Municipality has issued an Order to Remedy Dangers and Unsightly Property. This Order will be a ... Read more

News and Events | News | Thursday, 28 July 2016 | Hits: 203

July 27th News Update

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The Wood Buffalo Recovery Committee (WBRC) will review options for residential taxation relief and bring forward a recommendation to Council. This follows Coun. Keith McGrath’s removal of a Notice of ... Read more

News and Events | News | Wednesday, 27 July 2016 | Hits: 219

July 26th News Update

Métis Nation of Alberta (“MNA”) President Audrey Poitras and the leadership of McKay Métis Community Association, Métis Local #125 Fort Chipewyan, Conklin Métis Community Association, and McMurray Métis (collectively known ... Read more

News and Events | News | Tuesday, 26 July 2016 | Hits: 137

July 25th News Update

Further Capital Budget amendments will be taken before regional council tomorrow night. These include three new projects, one project with a scope change,two project deferrals and two cancellations resulting in ... Read more

News and Events | News | Monday, 25 July 2016 | Hits: 216

July 22nd News Update

The Regional Municipality of Wood Buffalo (RMWB) is reporting significant progress has been made across Fort McMurray some of the most heavily damaged areas of Abasand, Beacon Hill and Waterways. ... Read more

News and Events | News | Friday, 22 July 2016 | Hits: 254

July 21st News Update

The National Energy Board (NEB) has announced details of one of the most innovative hearings in its history. Intervenors in the hearing for the Energy East and Eastern Mainline projects ... Read more

News and Events | News | Thursday, 21 July 2016 | Hits: 161