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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: 78

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: 122

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: 145

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: 97

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: 103

June 25th News Update

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Search and rescue officials have now recovered both bodies from a plane that crashed southeast of Fort McMurray on Sunday. Wood Buffalo RCMP say the 32-year-old Fort McMurray man's body ... Read more

News and Events | News | Thursday, 25 June 2015 | Hits: 150

June 24th News Update

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McMurray Aviation has identified a student and flight instructor who died as the results of a mid-air collision Sunday east of Fort McMurray. The company has identified instructor Nabeel Chaudhry ... Read more

News and Events | News | Wednesday, 24 June 2015 | Hits: 153

June 23rd News Update

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Investigators with the Transportation Safety Board of Canada are in Fort McMurray. The team was brought in to the site of an accident involving two aircraft that collided mid-air near ... Read more

News and Events | News | Tuesday, 23 June 2015 | Hits: 157

June 22nd News Update

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Two people are dead following a plane crash near Fort McMurray. The incident occurred shortly 8 pm last night. There was a report of a mid-air collision between two small ... Read more

News and Events | News | Monday, 22 June 2015 | Hits: 155

June 19th News Update

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The MLA for Fort McMurray Wood Buffalo has asked the provincial government to put a halt to the plan for a new seniors facility in Parsons Creek. In the legislature, ... Read more

News and Events | News | Friday, 19 June 2015 | Hits: 131

June 18th News Update

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The Northern Lights Health Foundation is receiving a $1 million commitment over three years from a group of 13 building trades unions in support of health care in Wood Buffalo. ... Read more

News and Events | News | Thursday, 18 June 2015 | Hits: 144

June 17th News Update

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Imperial has announced the successful startup of the Kearl oil sands expansion project, with all three froth trains operational. Production from the expansion project is expected to ultimately reach 110,000 ... Read more

News and Events | News | Wednesday, 17 June 2015 | Hits: 159

June 16th News Update

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The NDP government of Rachel Notley opened the legislative session with action to renew democracy and restore stability to health, education and other vital public programs. Two bills were introduced ... Read more

News and Events | News | Tuesday, 16 June 2015 | Hits: 138

June 15th News Update

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History was made Saturday when the Canadian Football League arrived in Fort McMurray for the first time. The Edmonton Eskimo opened their pre-season with the history-making Northern Kickoff presented by ... Read more

News and Events | News | Monday, 15 June 2015 | Hits: 158

June 12th News Update

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It seems its all we have talked about for a long while and now its just a day away. The Northern Kickoff takes place tomorrow at SMS Equipment Stadium at Sh... Read more

News and Events | News | Friday, 12 June 2015 | Hits: 169

June 11th News Update

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The Fort McMurray Public Library has changed it up. The library officially revealed its new identity as the Wood Buffalo Regional Library. The new name, logo, signs and online presence ... Read more

News and Events | News | Thursday, 11 June 2015 | Hits: 147

June 10th News Update

More letters, more discussion and more study.  That's the direction from last night's meeting Regional Municipality of Wood Buffalo regarding the Willow Square lands.  Council has asked the Wood Buffalo ... Read more

News and Events | News | Wednesday, 10 June 2015 | Hits: 147

June 9th News Update

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Heartache and sorrow this morning in the city of Edmonton. An Edmonton Police Service officer was shot and killed in the line of duty following an incident in southwest Edmonton. ... Read more

News and Events | News | Tuesday, 9 June 2015 | Hits: 178

June 8th News Update

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Six men will make their first court appearance in connection with an ongoing investigation in Fort McMurray. Officers of the Wood Buffalo RCMP detachment, with the assistance of the RCMP ... Read more

News and Events | News | Monday, 8 June 2015 | Hits: 153

June 5th News Update

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Seven people have been arrested by Alberta Law Enforcement Response Teams (ALERT) as the result of seven search warrants executed in Fort McMurray. Drugs, firearms, cash, and property have been ... Read more

News and Events | News | Friday, 5 June 2015 | Hits: 220

June 4th News Update

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Wood Buffalo RCMP are continuing their investigation into a shooting early Tuesday morning on Richard Street. The victim is expected to recover from his injuries. RCMP investigators believe this incident ... Read more

News and Events | News | Thursday, 4 June 2015 | Hits: 166

June 3rd News Update

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The fire ban that was in place for much of Alberta has been lifted. In its place, a new fire restriction will be enforced for the north and east parts of... Read more

News and Events | News | Wednesday, 3 June 2015 | Hits: 170

June 2nd News Update

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Good news for the medevac service here in our region. The Local Helicopter Emergency Response Organization (HERO) Foundation has received a $650,000 donation from the Sunrise Energy Project, a joint ... Read more

News and Events | News | Tuesday, 2 June 2015 | Hits: 173

June 1st News Update

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Its a big day for Brian Jean and Tany Yao. They will be sworn in this afternoon at 1 pm as members of the Alberta Legislature along with their Wildrose ... Read more

News and Events | News | Monday, 1 June 2015 | Hits: 245

Focus on Fathers

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Celebrate Fathers this June by telling us why your Dad is the best Dad in the world and he could win a prize package valued at $2,000! June 8th - ... Read more

News and Events | Administrator | Monday, 1 June 2015 | Hits: 499

KAOS 91.1 Summer Cruiser

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The KAOS 91.1 Cruiser will be out and about this summer at events all over the community throughout the summer of 2015. Come say hi, and grab a piece of ... Read more

News and Events | Jonathan Andrews | Saturday, 30 May 2015 | Hits: 95

May 29th News Update

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Two fires have been extinguished, and another two are under control in the Fort McMurray Wildfire Management Zone. That news from Wildfire Information Officer Robyn Haugen. She says, "changing a ... Read more

News and Events | News | Friday, 29 May 2015 | Hits: 176

May 28th News Update

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A 22-year-old Fort McMurray man has died following a shots fired complaint. The incident occurred Monday at approximately 4:00 a.m. at an apartment complex on Clearwater Crescent in Fort McMurray. ... Read more

News and Events | News | Thursday, 28 May 2015 | Hits: 171

May 27th News Update

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Negotiations with International Coliseums Company (ICC) to build a sports and entertainment centre (SEC) downtown are progressing. Council gave Administration direction to move forward by signing a non-binding letter of ... Read more

News and Events | News | Wednesday, 27 May 2015 | Hits: 277

May 26th News Update

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The Regional Municipality of Wood Buffalo has applied a full fire ban across the Municipality due to high, very high or extreme wildfire hazard levels resulting from the continuing and ... Read more

News and Events | News | Tuesday, 26 May 2015 | Hits: 235

May 25th News Update

Cenovus Energy Inc. evacuated all staff from its Foster Creek oil sands and Athabasca natural gas operations this weekend. They shut down production as a precaution due to a forest ... Read more

News and Events | News | Monday, 25 May 2015 | Hits: 180

May 22nd News Update

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Want to be part of a World Record attempt. The Regional Recreation Corporation of Wood Buffalo is inviting you and 4400 of your friends to come to the ribbon cutting ... Read more

News and Events | News | Friday, 22 May 2015 | Hits: 293

May 21st News Update

Regional Transit service is set to move in-house on Friday, May 22. The transition will be complete in the afternoon. Once the transition is finished, the Municipality will operate all ... Read more

News and Events | News | Thursday, 21 May 2015 | Hits: 274

May 20th News Update

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Wood Buffalo RCMP have confirmed the deceased male found over the weekend died as the result of a gunshot wound.  The details came after the Medical Examiner in Edmonton carried ... Read more

News and Events | News | Wednesday, 20 May 2015 | Hits: 202

May 19th News Update

An autopsy will be performed today, in Edmonton, on the body of a deceased male found in Fort McMurray over the weekend. RCMP continue to investigate the discovery, on Saturday ... Read more

News and Events | News | Tuesday, 19 May 2015 | Hits: 190

May 15th News Update

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Wood Buffalo RCMP are looking for your assistance in identifying a suspect in the shooting incident Tuesday at the Morrison Center at 9914 Morrison Street, Fort McMurray. Police now have ... Read more

News and Events | News | Friday, 15 May 2015 | Hits: 215

May 14th News Update

Wood Buffalo RCMP have laid charges in connection with a vehicle-pedestrian collision. The incident happened around 11 am in a crosswalk near St Martha's school.  The woman who was struck ... Read more

News and Events | News | Thursday, 14 May 2015 | Hits: 187

May 13th News Update

You may not want them, but your tax bills from the Regional Municipality of Wood Buffalo are on their way. The municipal council has approved the lowest municipal residential tax ... Read more

News and Events | News | Wednesday, 13 May 2015 | Hits: 188

May 12th News Update

An advocate for First Nation Health has been let go in Fort Chipewyan.In a letter to Dr. John O'Connor, the Nunee Health Board Society says they no longer require Dr. ... Read more

News and Events | News | Tuesday, 12 May 2015 | Hits: 223

May 11th News Update

Graduates filled the Keyano College Theatre on Friday for their convocation ceremony. The Keyano College 49th Annual Convocation was celebrated in two ceremonies. Dr. Kevin Nagel, President & CEO, Keyano ... Read more

News and Events | News | Monday, 11 May 2015 | Hits: 212

May 8th News Update

More lead-footed drivers are cooling their heels thanks to a 5-day operation by the Alberta Integrated Traffic Unit (ITU) in the Wood Buffalo region. From May 3rd until May 7th, ... Read more

News and Events | News | Friday, 8 May 2015 | Hits: 228

May 7th News Update

Wildrose leader Brian Jean says he and his team are gearing up to hit the ground running. One day after their 2nd place finish to the NDP, Jean says he ... Read more

News and Events | News | Thursday, 7 May 2015 | Hits: 207

Music Submission?

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KAOS 91.1 is proud to support Canadian artists, both locally, provincially and nationally.  If you're a part of a band or are a soloist and would like to submit your ... Read more

News and Events | Jonathan Andrews | Wednesday, 6 May 2015 | Hits: 109

May 6th News Update

It's the dawn of a new era in Alberta Politics. In what the polls had predicted Rachel Notley and the Alberta NDP cruised to a majority government. The NDP picked ... Read more

News and Events | News | Wednesday, 6 May 2015 | Hits: 205

KAOS 91.1 Golf Tournament

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1st Annual "Help One, Help All" Golf Tournament Join KAOS 91.1 on August 20th at the Miskanaw Golf Couse at MacDonald Island for our 1st Annual fundraising Golf Tournament!  Featuring: The Outback "T... Read more

News and Events | Jonathan Andrews | Tuesday, 5 May 2015 | Hits: 412

May 5th News Update

The campaigning is done. It is now your chance to exercise your right to have your voice heard. It is election day in the province of Alberta. Polling stations are ... Read more

News and Events | News | Tuesday, 5 May 2015 | Hits: 221

May 4th News Update

A busy final day for candidates on the campaign trail.  All the candidates we have spoken to during the campaign say health care, transportation, the economy, and education has been ... Read more

News and Events | News | Monday, 4 May 2015 | Hits: 192

May 1st News Update

There is growing friction as the provincial election campaign comes to a close. Wildrose leader and Fort McMurray Conklin candidate Brian Jean says the two current MLAs have let down ... Read more

News and Events | News | Friday, 1 May 2015 | Hits: 255

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