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January 26th News Update

Ward 1 Councillor Guy Boutilier has tendered his resignation. The Regional Municipality have confirmed that he handed in his resignation on Saturday. There is no word yet on whether the ... Read more

News and Events | News | Monday, 26 January 2015 | Hits: 89

January 23rd News Update

Great news for those looking to get away - Starting this summer Air Canada is adding two more daily flights from the Fort McMurray International Airport. Air Canada ... Read more

News and Events | News | Friday, 23 January 2015 | Hits: 143

January 22nd News Update

The third annual ConvergenceYMM will have significant participation from representatives from several levels of government. Ifeatu Efu, Project Manager, ConvergenceYMM confirmed Heather Klimchuk, Minister of Human Services, will deliver an ... Read more

News and Events | News | Thursday, 22 January 2015 | Hits: 94

KAOS 91.1 Power Up Concert

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  Join us on Friday, February 6th at 7pm at the Trinity Lutheran Church for our KAOS 91.1 Power Up Concert. Admission is by donation with all proceeds benefiting our KAOS 91.1 Power ... Read more

News and Events | News | Wednesday, 21 January 2015 | Hits: 112

January 21st News Update

It was another record year at the Fort McMurray International Airport last year. Over 1.3 million passengers travelled through the Fort McMurray International Airport (YMM) in 2014. The numbers help ... Read more

News and Events | News | Wednesday, 21 January 2015 | Hits: 196

January 20th News Update

A number of updates will be provided to Regional Municipality of Wood Buffalo councilors tonight during the Administration Briefing. An update on the proposed sports and entertainment project will top ... Read more

News and Events | News | Tuesday, 20 January 2015 | Hits: 94

January 19th News Update

Wood Buffalo RCMP have located missing thirty two year old Charity Miller of Fort McMurray. Miller was located on Sunday January 18th in Fort McMurray and was returned to the Northern ... Read more

News and Events | News | Monday, 19 January 2015 | Hits: 137

POWER UP Banquet & Auction

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Join KAOS 91.1 on Saturday, March 7th at the Quality Hotel & Conference Centre for our annual fundraising Banquet and Auction. This year's theme is "Power UP" as we work ... Read more

News and Events | Administrator | Saturday, 17 January 2015 | Hits: 52

January 16th News Update

Another court challenge is being put forth by the Athabasca Chipewyan First Nation into Alberta’s Aboriginal consultation system. The application claims  Alberta’s new Aboriginal Consultation Office and Aboriginal Consultation Policy, ... Read more

News and Events | News | Friday, 16 January 2015 | Hits: 74

January 15th News Update

The RMWB wants to hear from residents about the future of the Waterways Community Centre. Administration plans to present a report to Council in early 2015 proposing its sale. Feedback ... Read more

News and Events | News | Thursday, 15 January 2015 | Hits: 137

January 14th News Update

Suncor Energy Inc. has announced a $1 billion decrease in the company's capital spending program, as well as sustainable operating expense reductions of $600 million to $800 million to be ... Read more

News and Events | News | Wednesday, 14 January 2015 | Hits: 96

January 13th News Update

A major cut in the oilsands sector. Suncor Energy Inc. announced today significant spending reductions to its 2015 budget in response to the current lower crude price environment. The cuts ... Read more

News and Events | News | Tuesday, 13 January 2015 | Hits: 235

January 12th News Update

A Fort McMurray native had a special night in his honour over the weekend. The Fort McMurray Oil Barons honoured current NHLer Scottie Upshall by retiring his #7 jersey. Upshall ... Read more

News and Events | News | Monday, 12 January 2015 | Hits: 126

KAOS 91.1 Power UP campaign

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We are Powering Up from 37 to 40,000 and wanted to give you an update on our progress so far. We see the CRTC decision as a miraculous one and ... Read more

News and Events | Administrator | Monday, 12 January 2015 | Hits: 401

January 9th News Update

The Athabasca Chipewyan First Nation (ACFN) is unsatisfied with the recent decision to dismiss their judicial review of the Federal approval of Shell Canada’s Jackpine Mine Expansion project. The ACFN ... Read more

News and Events | News | Friday, 9 January 2015 | Hits: 154

January 8th News Update

Snow removal is making some headway. The RMWB says they are 45 per cent complete on the work that on started Monday in Timberlea. They are in the Eagle Ridge ... Read more

News and Events | News | Thursday, 8 January 2015 | Hits: 177

January 7th News Update

Wood Buffalo RCMP along with emergency response crews from the Fire Department responded to a residential structure fire on Grandview Crescent in Fort McMurray at approximately 1:25pm yesterday. The fire ... Read more

News and Events | News | Wednesday, 7 January 2015 | Hits: 150

January 6th News Update

Residents’ are being invited by the RMWB to offer their thoughts about a proposed new cell tower in Thickwood. Rogers Communications is seeking regulatory approval to install a new 70-metre ... Read more

News and Events | News | Tuesday, 6 January 2015 | Hits: 160

January 5th News Update

Snow removal will be underway on primary and secondary routes as well as alleyways this week. The work is subject to weather and equipment availability, snow removal activities will continue ... Read more

News and Events | News | Monday, 5 January 2015 | Hits: 187

January 2nd News Update

The Wood Buffalo Integrated Traffic Unit had a very busy December patrolling Highway 63, 881 and 69. By the numbers: - In excess of 1600 vehicles were checked at various static ... Read more

News and Events | Administrator | Friday, 2 January 2015 | Hits: 122

December 31st News Update

Wood Buffalo Transit is offering free rides after 8 pm tonight and will run extended hours. There will be no curbside collection of garbage and recycling Thursday, Jan. 1. Households ... Read more

News and Events | Administrator | Wednesday, 31 December 2014 | Hits: 139

December 30th News Update

A 12 week old retriever was rescued on from a dumpster on Christmas Eve. The 12 week old pup, Tiny Tim, has been receiving emergency and around-the-clock medical care and ... Read more

News and Events | Administrator | Tuesday, 30 December 2014 | Hits: 118

December 29th News Update

The Regional Recreation Corporation of Wood Buffalo (RRC) is preparing for thousands of community members to join in the festivities when The CRAZE presented by Fort McMurray REALTORS® returns on ... Read more

News and Events | News | Monday, 29 December 2014 | Hits: 150

RCMP Are Searching For A Robbery Suspect

RCMP are searching for a robbery suspect that assaulted a woman and stole her purse. On Tuesday December 16th, 2014 between, 8 and 9pm the victim was standing outside the back ... Read more

News and Events | News | Tuesday, 23 December 2014 | Hits: 178

December 23rd News Update

The Provincial government has approved tuition increases in 25 programs to enhance program quality and correct tuition anomalies between programs in Alberta and across Canada. Fort McMurray Conklin MLA, Don ... Read more

News and Events | News | Tuesday, 23 December 2014 | Hits: 182

December 22nd News Update

Charges could be forthcoming against a man who caused police to evacuate the Fort McMurray International Airport on Friday. A lone male was arrested and is currently in custody for ... Read more

News and Events | News | Monday, 22 December 2014 | Hits: 214

December 19th News Update

Alberta PowerLine, a partnership between ATCO and Quanta Services, has been selected by the Alberta Electric System Operator (AESO) to design, build, own, operate and finance the Fort McMurray West ... Read more

News and Events | News | Friday, 19 December 2014 | Hits: 93

December 18th News Update

The Wildrose Party Executive Committee unanimously reaffirmed their continued commitment to Albertans and Wildrose Party Members to continue moving Alberta forward. The party has rejected former leader Danielle Smith’s “reunification ... Read more

News and Events | News | Thursday, 18 December 2014 | Hits: 217

Christmas Eve & New Years Services

All Saints Anglican Church (9902 Manning Avenue) - December 24th (Christmas Eve Service) at 6:30pm Christ the King Church (107 Brett Drive - Timberlea Public School) - December 24th (Christmas Eve Service) at ... Read more

News and Events | Administrator | Thursday, 18 December 2014 | Hits: 366

December 17th News Update

There was some rejoicing in the council chambers as the RMWB council passed their operating budget for 2015. CAO Marcel Ulliac says the operating budget and capital budgets are part ... Read more

News and Events | News | Wednesday, 17 December 2014 | Hits: 161

December 16th News Update

King’s Kids Promotions Outreach Ministries Incorporated (King’s Kids) has launched their $350,000 Power UP with KAOS 91.1 fundraising campaign, with a breakfast hosted by Mark Little, Executive Vice President, Upstream, ... Read more

News and Events | News | Tuesday, 16 December 2014 | Hits: 191

December 15th News Update

The Public Works department intends to use the recent milder weather to use its extra capacity to plow residential roads starting this week. Director of Public Works Robert Kirby says ... Read more

News and Events | News | Monday, 15 December 2014 | Hits: 225

December 12th News Update

Former Prime Minister Paul Martin, President and Founder of the Martin Aboriginal Education Initiative and members of his teams are in Fort McMurray for the launch of the Aboriginal Youth ... Read more

News and Events | News | Friday, 12 December 2014 | Hits: 218

December 11th News Update

The Fort McMurray Family Crisis Society is celebrating a $100,000 gift. The money was donated by Nexen. The gift will help the society inch a little closer to its new ... Read more

News and Events | News | Thursday, 11 December 2014 | Hits: 182

December 10th News Update

It was long night in regional council last night. After several hours of debate council voted to defer passing the 2015 operating budget to a later date. It’s expected that ... Read more

News and Events | News | Wednesday, 10 December 2014 | Hits: 164

December 9th News Update

The Wood Buffalo Municipal Traffic unit had a busy week issuing 34 violation tickets. Those included: - 3 suspended - 4 x 72 hour driving suspensions for alcohol consumption - 1 x 24 ... Read more

News and Events | News | Tuesday, 9 December 2014 | Hits: 180

December 8th News Update

The Superintendent of the Fort McMurray Public School District suggests the high rate of births in Wood Buffalo will continue to lead to new infrastructure projects. Doug Nicholls says they ... Read more

News and Events | News | Monday, 8 December 2014 | Hits: 177

December 5th News Update

Students and staff were proud to welcome the community to Walter and Gladys Hills school this morning. Superintendent Doug Nichols says "For a District that's waited over 20 years for ... Read more

News and Events | News | Friday, 5 December 2014 | Hits: 284

December 4th News Update

Municipal employees had to scramble after a heating issue at the Hardin Building over the weekend. On Sunday night serious boiler problems developed causing the heating system to fail. The ... Read more

News and Events | News | Thursday, 4 December 2014 | Hits: 193

December 3rd News Update

Imperial Oil has confirmed that bitumen production has ramped up to pre-shutdown levels at its Kearl operations following a precautionary shutdown in early November, prompted by the detection of a ... Read more

News and Events | News | Wednesday, 3 December 2014 | Hits: 214

Annual Santa Skate is Dec 7th

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Join KAOS 91.1 this coming Sunday, December 7th, from 2:30-4:30pm at the Suncor Community Leisure Centre at MacDonald Island Park for our Annual Santa Skate with the Mayor and our Coun... Read more

News and Events | Administrator | Tuesday, 2 December 2014 | Hits: 259

December 2nd News Update

It was a busy week for the Wood Buffalo RCMP traffic division last week. There were 38 traffic violation tickets issued, 1 criminal code offence for a disqualified driver, two ... Read more

News and Events | News | Tuesday, 2 December 2014 | Hits: 170

December 1st News Update

Police aren’t saying much in regards to the death of a male on the Gregoire Lake First Nation. Wood Buffalo RCMP were called to the scene around 1:30 yesterday afternoon. ... Read more

News and Events | News | Monday, 1 December 2014 | Hits: 183

November 28th News Update

Today is the kickoff to the 2014 Syncrude Food Drive. Syncrude kicked off the campaign with a $75,000 donation and challenge to the community. CEO Mark Ward says they are ... Read more

News and Events | News | Friday, 28 November 2014 | Hits: 219

November 27th News Update

Folks at the Wood Buffalo Food Bank are gearing up for one of their biggest weekends. The annual Syncrude Food Drive is set to take place November 28, 29, and 30th. ... Read more

News and Events | News | Thursday, 27 November 2014 | Hits: 225

CRTC approves KAOS 91.1 high power

After many months of prayers, we were pleased to hear this morning, and thank God, that the CRTC has approved our application for a technical change, to increase our signal ... Read more

News and Events | Administrator | Thursday, 27 November 2014 | Hits: 413

November 26th News Update

Wood Buffalo RCMP say the death of a male found in a car remains under investigation, however at this time the death appears to be not suspicious. Yesterday afternoon, police ... Read more

News and Events | News | Wednesday, 26 November 2014 | Hits: 185

November 25th News Update

Administration is recommending the regional council set aside $3,000,000 from the 2014 Corporate Operating Budget surplus, or the Emerging Issues Reserve, for the demolition of the Penhorwood condominiums. In tonight’s ... Read more

News and Events | News | Tuesday, 25 November 2014 | Hits: 234

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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

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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