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Election Alberta 2015

Alberta's Provincial General Election will take place on Tuesday, May 5th.  Voting will be open from 9am till 8pm.   Click here to find out where you should vote and which ... Read more

News and Events | Administrator | Tuesday, 28 April 2015 | Hits: 33

April 28th News Update

Traffic was disrupted earlier this morning southbound on Highway 63. The disruption was caused by a downed light pole on Highway 63 and King Street due to a minor vehicle ... Read more

News and Events | News | Tuesday, 28 April 2015 | Hits: 74

Celebrate Motherhood this Mom's Day!

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This Mother's Day, Celebrate Motherhood with KAOS 91.1 Now till May 7th, nominate a deserving mom or expectant mother by phone, email, facebook or twitter for their chance to win a storktastic ... Read more

News and Events | Administrator | Monday, 27 April 2015 | Hits: 125

April 27th News Update

A new Mainstreet Technologies poll of 4,295 Albertans finds the Wildrose Party still in the lead after a strong NDP debate performance. The poll has a margin of error of ... Read more

News and Events | Jonathan Andrews | Monday, 27 April 2015 | Hits: 74

April 24th News Update

A new poll by Mainstreet Technologies in the electoral district of Fort McMurray-Conklin shows Wildrose leader Brian Jean ahead of PC candidate Don Scott. With 343 respondents the poll carries ... Read more

News and Events | Administrator | Friday, 24 April 2015 | Hits: 144

April 23rd News Update

Spring cleanup has begun. Crews are sweeping and washing along Franklin Avenue. Over the next week crews will continue on Franklin Avenue and cover Thickwood Boulevard, Confederation Way, Prairie Loop ... Read more

News and Events | News | Thursday, 23 April 2015 | Hits: 149

Evolution's Achilles' Heels Film

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On Sunday, April 26th, come see Evolution's Achilles' Heels, a public film screening at Evergreen Christian Reformed Church, presented by Creation Ministries International.  Free tickets are available for pick-up at ... Read more

News and Events | Jonathan Andrews | Thursday, 23 April 2015 | Hits: 20

April 22nd News Update

The Fort McMurray SPCA (FMSPCA) held its 4th annual Animal Abuse Prevention Walk this past Sunday. The walk was originally inspired by the howl heard around the world after the ... Read more

News and Events | News | Wednesday, 22 April 2015 | Hits: 76

Dan Bremnes/Jon Neufeld May 6th

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KAOS 91.1 and Food for the Hungry present Capitol Recording artist, Dan Bremnes and Starfield's Jon Neufeld May 6th in Fort McMurray, at McMurray Gospel Assembly! Join us in this specia... Read more

News and Events | Jonathan Andrews | Wednesday, 22 April 2015 | Hits: 35

April 21st News Update

Premier Jim Prentice stayed on message yesterday when campaigning in Fort McMurray with his two Candidates Don Scott and Mike Allen. The Premier acknowledges the tough road ahead but says ... Read more

News and Events | News | Tuesday, 21 April 2015 | Hits: 82

April 20th News Update

The Abasand Fire Victims Relief Fund is over $3,223.25 richer. The money was raised from a pre-game barbecue during an exhibition contest between the Fort McMurray Oil Barons and the ... Read more

News and Events | News | Monday, 20 April 2015 | Hits: 162

April 17th News Update

The PC candidate for Fort McMurray-Wood Buffalo is taking exception to a recent NDP comment. On Wednesday the NDP issued a news release stating that the increased number of “red ... Read more

News and Events | News | Friday, 17 April 2015 | Hits: 143

April 16th News Update

Investigators have sufficient evidence to conclusively determine that a fire this week in Abasand started as a result of a discarded cigarette. The investigators released their findings yesterday into ther ... Read more

News and Events | News | Thursday, 16 April 2015 | Hits: 133

April 15th News Update

It was another late night at the Regional Municipality of Wood Buffalo council meeting last night. For a second straight session some items were left untouched on the docket. Council ... Read more

News and Events | News | Wednesday, 15 April 2015 | Hits: 92

April 14th News Update

A low speed pursuit through Fort McMurray on the weekend may be very costly for a female driver. The vehicle she was driving struck several police cruisers while being pursued. ... Read more

News and Events | News | Tuesday, 14 April 2015 | Hits: 153

April 13th News Update

The Wood Buffalo Food Bank Association is saying thanks. Their First Annual Servus Credit Union Spring Food Drive brought in over 45,579 pounds of food and over $23,232.10 ... Read more

News and Events | News | Monday, 13 April 2015 | Hits: 113

Find Your Freedom

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THIS CONTEST IS NOW CLOSED.  THANKS TO ALL WHO ENTERED AND CONGRATS TO AMBER, OUR GRAND PRIZE WINNER! Find your freedom this April 24 to 26 at the spring trade show ... Read more

News and Events | Administrator | Friday, 10 April 2015 | Hits: 122

April 10th News Update

Highway 63 was closed for several hours last night following a serious collision on Highway 63 just south of Wandering River. RCMP members and Emergency Services responded to the crash. ... Read more

News and Events | News | Friday, 10 April 2015 | Hits: 145

April 9th News Update

Wildrose Leader Brian Jean has released ‘Standing Up for Albertans! Five Priorities for a better Alberta under Wildrose leadership’. He suggests “the PC plan under Jim Prentice means higher taxes, ... Read more

News and Events | News | Thursday, 9 April 2015 | Hits: 176

Global Leadership Summit 2015

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Registration is now open for the Global Leadership Summit 2015 in Fort McMurray. Go to tinyurl.com/GLS15 to register now!  GLS2015 will be hosted at McMurray Gospel Assembly on October 23rd &a... Read more

News and Events | Administrator | Wednesday, 8 April 2015 | Hits: 30

April 8th News Update

A new pet therapy pilot program is set to launch at the Fort McMurray International Airport. Passengers passing through on selected Thursday evenings during April, May, and June will be ... Read more

News and Events | News | Wednesday, 8 April 2015 | Hits: 141

April 7th News Update

It’s official. We are heading to the polls may 5th. PC Alberta candidate for Fort McMurray-Wood Buffalo Mike Allen announced that he is eager to start the election. He will ... Read more

News and Events | News | Tuesday, 7 April 2015 | Hits: 161

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, 3 April 2015 | Hits: 195

April 2nd News Update

A 36 year old cab driver was a victim of an assault with a weapon on Fraser Avenue in Fort McMurray shortly after 2:00 a.m. on Monday. A male and ... Read more

News and Events | News | Thursday, 2 April 2015 | Hits: 178

April 1st News Update

It was the special council session that wasn't. The Regional Municipality of Wood Buffalo (RMWB) council were to hold a special session last night to finish reviewing several projects on ... Read more

News and Events | News | Wednesday, 1 April 2015 | Hits: 183

March 31st News Update

A Fort McMurray RCMP Constable has been charged with bribery and breach of trust. Charged is Constable Kyle Gordon Harrison with: one count: section 120(a) Criminal Code – Bribery of ... Read more

News and Events | News | Tuesday, 31 March 2015 | Hits: 209

March 30th News Update

Wood Buffalo RCMP are investigating a shooting incident that has sent one man to hospital. On Sunday, March 29th, at approximately 4:30 a.m., officers responded to reported gun shots in ... Read more

News and Events | News | Monday, 30 March 2015 | Hits: 186

2015 Ward 1 By-Election

On Monday, March 30, 2015 residents of the Regional Municipality of Wood Buffalo's Ward 1 will go to the polls to elect a new councillor.  The polling stations will be ... Read more

News and Events | Administrator | Friday, 27 March 2015 | Hits: 77

March 27th News Update

Finance Minister Robin Campbell has delivered the 2015 provincial budget, and it shows the province is expected to run a $5-billion deficit. The document shows government is planning to largely ... Read more

News and Events | News | Friday, 27 March 2015 | Hits: 175

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: 213

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: 201

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: 211

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: 145

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: 155

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: 107

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: 129

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: 205

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: 169

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: 192

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: 177

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: 179

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: 139

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: 181

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: 207

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: 217

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: 396

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: 144

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: 173

Staff Blogs

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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

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