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August 28th News Update

Tany Yao, MLA for Fort McMurray –Wood Buffalo, says he is shocked and disappointed with how the NDP government handled an oil sands tour from US Senator and presidential candidate ... Read more

News and Events | News | Friday, 28 August 2015 | Hits: 84

August 27th News Update

The message about slowing down on our Highways appears to be falling on deaf ears. The Wood Buffalo Integrated Traffic Unit wrapped up a 5-day enforcement campaign that saw 292 ... Read more

News and Events | News | Thursday, 27 August 2015 | Hits: 89

Power Up Campaign - Truck Donation

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This truck was donated to KAOS 91.1 to do with as we wished with proceeds going to the Power Up campaign. ... Read more

News and Events | Administrator | Wednesday, 26 August 2015 | Hits: 21

August 26th News Update

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The Wood Buffalo RCMP is requesting the public's help in locating two males wanted for breaching their conditions in regards to drugs and firearms charges. Police are searching for 21-year-old ... Read more

News and Events | News | Wednesday, 26 August 2015 | Hits: 82

August 25th News Update

Officials with Syncrude Canada have confirmed three Bisons who were found dead on a parcel of reclaimed land near the Mildred Lake Mine have died from anthrax bacteria. Leithan Slade ... Read more

News and Events | News | Tuesday, 25 August 2015 | Hits: 80

August 24th News Update

Another NDP candidate has taken a shot at the oil sands industry. Late last week, Winnipeg South Centre NDP candidate, Matt Henderson, told a University of Winnipeg radio station, “”At ... Read more

News and Events | News | Monday, 24 August 2015 | Hits: 133

Sound of Victory

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Daystar Chapel and New Heights Outreach Association presents:  Sound of Victory - Don Moen live in concert September 12, 2015  Admission is fr... Read more

News and Events | Administrator | Friday, 21 August 2015 | Hits: 58

August 21st News Update

Wildrose Leader Brian Jean says it’s time for the NDP to stop fooling around with Alberta’s economy. The MLA for Fort McMurray-Conklin feels the NDP government has “taken every step ... Read more

News and Events | News | Friday, 21 August 2015 | Hits: 167

August 20th News Update

An online petition asking the Alberta government to increase the speed limit is starting to gain traction. As of the morning, 8000 people have signed the petition on change.org. In ... Read more

News and Events | News | Thursday, 20 August 2015 | Hits: 157

August 19th News Update

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A new report from the Canadian Energy Research Institute suggests it is possible for the oil sands sector to keep its current growth pattern and still reduce greenhouse gas emissions. ... Read more

News and Events | News | Wednesday, 19 August 2015 | Hits: 136

August 18th News Update

The RCMP have identified the victim of a shooting last Tuesday in Conklin. He is Tyler David McDermid. RCMP Major Crimes Unit investigators are sharing his identity in hope to ... Read more

News and Events | News | Tuesday, 18 August 2015 | Hits: 119

August 17th News Update

A resounding success. That's how people will remember the 2015 Western Canada Summers Games Wood Buffalo. The 10-day competition featured athletes from British Columbia, Alberta, Saskatchewan, Manitoba, North West Territories, ... Read more

News and Events | News | Monday, 17 August 2015 | Hits: 140

August 14th News Update

Privatizing services at the Fort McMurray International Airport is once again coming under fire from the Canadian Union Of Public Employees - Alberta Division. They are calling on the airport ... Read more

News and Events | News | Friday, 14 August 2015 | Hits: 119

August 13th News Update

A 19-year-old man from Northern Alberta has been identified as the victim of a shooting Tuesday morning in Conklin. The victims next-of-kin have been notified. An autopsy was scheduled for ... Read more

News and Events | News | Thursday, 13 August 2015 | Hits: 129

Brian Walrond's Album Release Party

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Brian Walrond's Album Release Party Join Brian as he releases his new album "Crocodiles and Alligators" Saturday August 15th at 6:30pm. Live perfomrances and special gue... Read more

News and Events | Administrator | Wednesday, 12 August 2015 | Hits: 55

August 12th News Update

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Fort McMurray-Cold Lake has another candidate in the mix. Melody Lepine will carry the banner for the NDP in the upcoming federal election. Lepine will face off against incumbent David ... Read more

News and Events | News | Wednesday, 12 August 2015 | Hits: 140

August 11th News Update

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Performing in front of a packed house, Fort McMurray gymnasts CalleInkster, Shaela Welte and Allison Mulhall put on their best performances of the year to help Alberta capture bronze in ... Read more

News and Events | News | Tuesday, 11 August 2015 | Hits: 134

August 10th News Update

The Alberta Energy Regulator (AER) is responding to reports of approximately 30 blue heron fatalities on the Syncrude Canada Mildred Lake oil sands mine site north of Fort McMurray. The ... Read more

News and Events | News | Monday, 10 August 2015 | Hits: 39

August 6th News Update

Another financial update from the oil sector and another example of how the change in Alberta's tax rate has hit the companies in the oil fields. In their 2nd quarter ... Read more

News and Events | News | Thursday, 6 August 2015 | Hits: 135

August 5th News Update

The Northern Lights Health Foundation and McDonald’s Fort McMurray are celebrating another successful McHappy Day with a special visit from Ronald McDonald to the Northern Lights Regional Health Centre this ... Read more

News and Events | News | Wednesday, 5 August 2015 | Hits: 53

August 4th News Update

Another busy weekend and some excessive speeds for the Alberta Integrated Traffic Unit, Wood Buffalo. A total of 479 charges were laid over the Heritage day long weekend. Speed continues ... Read more

News and Events | News | Tuesday, 4 August 2015 | Hits: 132

July 31st News Update

Canadian Oil Sands Limited has reported a net loss of $128 million in the 2nd quarter of this year. The results were released yesterday. Part of the loss is attributed ... Read more

News and Events | News | Friday, 31 July 2015 | Hits: 151

July 30th News Update

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Suncor Energy is reporting a very strong 2nd quarter in 2015. The recorded operating earnings of $906 million in that quarter. Production was also higher with total upstream production was ... Read more

News and Events | News | Thursday, 30 July 2015 | Hits: 165

July 29th News Update

2015 Wood Buffalo is gearing up for Opening Ceremony of the Western Canada Summer Games presented by CNOOC Nexen. The Opening Ceremony will take place on Friday, August 7th at ... Read more

News and Events | News | Wednesday, 29 July 2015 | Hits: 157

July 29th News Update

2015 Wood Buffalo is gearing up for Opening Ceremony of the Western Canada Summer Games presented by CNOOC Nexen. The Opening Ceremony will take place on Friday, August 7th at ... Read more

News and Events | News | Wednesday, 29 July 2015 | Hits: 76

July 28th News Update

It's fitting that this, the Year of Sport in Wood Buffalo, would produce the first ever gold medal for a Fort McMurray resident at a Commonwealth Games, Olympic Games or ... Read more

News and Events | News | Tuesday, 28 July 2015 | Hits: 190

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: 224

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: 413

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: 176

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: 178

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: 171

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: 78

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: 209

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: 194

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: 199

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: 179

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: 98

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: 204

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: 479

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: 206

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: 180

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: 226

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: 179

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: 174

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: 233

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: 265

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: 195

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: 366

Staff Blogs

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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