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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: 82

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: 115

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: 130

KAOS 91.1 Power UP campaign

In November 2014, KAOS 91.1 received the authority to increase their signal strength from 37 to 40,000 watts! On December 6th we launched a 91 day fundraising campaign to raise the necessary ... Read more

News and Events | Administrator | Monday, 15 December 2014 | Hits: 159

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: 141

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: 95

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: 84

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 | Tuesday, 9 December 2014 | Hits: 88

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: 110

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: 106

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: 210

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: 120

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: 142

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: 73

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: 105

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: 122

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: 146

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: 162

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: 345

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: 115

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: 163

November 24th News Update

Don Scott, Minister of Innovation/Advanced Education, MLA Mike Allen, and Mayor Melissa Blake were on hand to launch The Salvation Army of Fort McMurray’s 2014 Christmas Kettle Campaign this weekend. ... Read more

News and Events | News | Monday, 24 November 2014 | Hits: 152

November 20th News Update

For the second time in less than a week, Wood Buffalo RCMP officers had to respond to a bomb threat. Yesterday it was at Save On Foods at Stone Creek ... Read more

News and Events | News | Thursday, 20 November 2014 | Hits: 182

November 19th News Update

After many months of prayers the Canadian Radio-television and Telecommunications Commission (CRTC) yesterday approved KAOS 91.1’s application for a technical change to increase signal strength to 40,000 watts. The decision ... Read more

News and Events | News | Wednesday, 19 November 2014 | Hits: 139

November 18th News Update

Cenovus Energy Inc. has received approval from the Alberta Energy Regulator (AER) for its 100%-owned Telephone Lake thermal oil sands project. The proposed project is located approximately 90 kilometres northeast ... Read more

News and Events | News | Tuesday, 18 November 2014 | Hits: 182

November 17th News Update

A Fort McMurray man is in an Edmonton hospital after being shot early Sunday morning. Wood Buffalo RCMP members responded to a 911 complaint of a shooting at the Wood ... Read more

News and Events | News | Monday, 17 November 2014 | Hits: 153

November 14th News Update

Wood Buffalo RCMP is seeking the assistance from the general public in relation to the robbery of a Wood Buffalo CO-OP Taxi. Approximately 3:00 a.m. Thursday morning, a taxi driver ... Read more

News and Events | News | Friday, 14 November 2014 | Hits: 166

November 13th News Update

The Audit and Budget Committee has revised the time for its meeting tonight. The Committee will now gather from 4 - 9 p.m. The committee will deliberate the proposed capital ... Read more

News and Events | News | Thursday, 13 November 2014 | Hits: 158

November 12th News Update

The Royal Canadian Legion Branch No. 165 held its annual Remembrance Day ceremony at the Suncor Community Leisure Centre yesterday. Almost two thousand community members took part in the solemn ... Read more

News and Events | News | Wednesday, 12 November 2014 | Hits: 136

November 10th News Update

A Fort McMurray businessman is taking a RMWB councillor to court. In documents filed in the court of Queens Bench in Edmonton, Robert Varga suggests Guy Boutilier should be disqualified ... Read more

News and Events | Administrator | Monday, 10 November 2014 | Hits: 129

November 7th News Update

Canadian Natural Resources Limited has confirmed they were one of three oil sands companies to have waterfowl die after coming in contact with their tailings pond. In an emailed statement, ... Read more

News and Events | News | Friday, 7 November 2014 | Hits: 167

November 6th News Update

The Alberta Energy Regulator (AER) continues to respond to reports of waterfowl coming into contact with oilsands mining infrastructure, including tailings ponds, in the Athabasca oilsands area. The AER received ... Read more

News and Events | News | Thursday, 6 November 2014 | Hits: 164

November 5th News Update

Wood Buffalo RCMP is investigating the sudden death of a female in Fort McMurray. RCMP members say when they arrived Tuesday November 6th at approximately 6pm, they found the female ... Read more

News and Events | News | Wednesday, 5 November 2014 | Hits: 229

RCMP Seek Public's Assistance Locating S

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  On Friday, October 31, 2014, around 6:30 a.m., Wood Buffalo RCMP responded to a stabbing at residence on Saunderson Avenue. The victim was transported to the Northern Lights Regional Health Ce... Read more

News and Events | News | Tuesday, 4 November 2014 | Hits: 127

November 4th News Update

Wood Buffalo RCMP are seeking your help in locating a male suspect wanted in connection with a stabbing at residence on Saunderson Avenue, Friday morning. The victim was transported the ... Read more

News and Events | News | Tuesday, 4 November 2014 | Hits: 145

November 3rd News Update

1,200 of the Keyano College Foundation’s closest friends gathered Saturday evening, November 1, for the Foundation’s annual fundraiser and friend-raiser Gala presented by ATB Financial. While the final count is ... Read more

News and Events | News | Monday, 3 November 2014 | Hits: 142

October 31st News Update

Syncrude employees raised a record $2.48 million during the 2014 United Way Employee Campaign, exceeding its target of $2.2 million. The annual campaign supports the United Way in Fort McMurray, ... Read more

News and Events | News | Friday, 31 October 2014 | Hits: 173

October 30th News Update

TransCanada plans to file its final Energy East project application to the National Energy Board (NEB) today. The company has called dual press conferences to provide an update on the ... Read more

News and Events | News | Thursday, 30 October 2014 | Hits: 187

Operation Christmas Child 2014

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Operation Christmas Child brings joy and hope to children in desperate circumstances around the world through gift-filled shoeboxes and the message of God’s unconditional love. Operation Christmas Child brings joy and hope to ... Read more

News and Events | Administrator | Thursday, 30 October 2014 | Hits: 446

RCMP Request Public's Assistance Locatin

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  Lac La Biche RCMP are still requesting the public’s assistance in locating 15 year old Mabel Roasting who was last seen on October 19, 2014 at approximately 8pm. Roasting is not be... Read more

News and Events | News | Wednesday, 29 October 2014 | Hits: 135

October 29th News Update

Two people are dead and one person is in critical condition following a two vehicle collision on Highway 63. The collision occurred at 8:15pm on Tuesday night (October 28) at ... Read more

News and Events | News | Wednesday, 29 October 2014 | Hits: 162

October 28th News Update

A cleaning employee who had flu like symptoms has created quite the stir at an oil sands camp run by Athabasca Oil. Reports indicate there was fear the employee may ... Read more

News and Events | News | Tuesday, 28 October 2014 | Hits: 199

October 27th News Update

RMWB council will be asked tomorrow night to instruct the Chief Administrative Officer to execute on their behalf of the Municipality a non-binding Letter of Intent (LOI) with Clearwater Consortium ... Read more

News and Events | News | Monday, 27 October 2014 | Hits: 165

October 22nd News Update

Ottawa police confirm there were several shooting incidents today. The incidents occurred at the National War Memorial and at Parliament Hill. Police have confirmed that a soldier standing guard at ... Read more

News and Events | News | Wednesday, 22 October 2014 | Hits: 176

October 21st News Update

The proposed Energy East Pipeline was the main topic when Alberta Premier Jim Prentice and New Brunswick Premier Brian Gallant met yesterday in Calgary. Premier Prentice says both Alberta and ... Read more

News and Events | News | Tuesday, 21 October 2014 | Hits: 139

October 20th News Update

KAOS 91.1 and the Fort McMurray Public School District have signed a 5 year extension of their partnership and shared vision of doing what is best for kids! Rick Kirschner, ... Read more

News and Events | News | Monday, 20 October 2014 | Hits: 252

October 16th News Update

Diversified Transportation Limited (DTL) is marking 50 years in Fort McMurray with a celebration on October 17, 2014. This includes a nod to the successful implementation of Compass (DTL’s unique ... Read more

News and Events | News | Thursday, 16 October 2014 | Hits: 185

October 15th News Update

After nearly two hours of presentations and debates, the Regional Municipality of Wood Buffalo council voted unanimously in favour of passing the Municipal Public Utilities Bylaw. Councilor Allan Vinni offered ... Read more

News and Events | News | Wednesday, 15 October 2014 | Hits: 140

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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