CKSS Radio Stony PlainOn September 15, 2014 the CRTC approved an application by Blackgold Broadcasting to operate a commercial FM radio station to serve Spruce Grove and Stony Plain. Nine months later, on June 4, 2015, at 8:01, 88.1 – The One officially launched. The first song played was Rock This Country, signalling the station’s Country format. The official Industry Canada call sign is CKSS. 88.1 The One “Parkland’s Best Country” broadcasts local news and sports, local weather, and community information.

On Air Hosts and News Reporters:

 Kevin Albus Kevin Albus, morning host from 5:30 to 9am, formerly host at 93.3 FM CJOK in Fort McMurray.
Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/pages/Kevin-Albus/1499392986951490
Twitter: https://twitter.com/albus_k
 Chad-Coughlin Chad Coughlin, morning news anchor/reporter, born in Edmonton, studied drama at U of A, graduate of SAIT’s broadcast news program.
Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/chadd.coughlin
Twitter: https://twitter.com/881TheONEChad
 Jenn-Dalen Jenn Dalen, middays from 10:30 to 2pm, formerly program director for 93.1 FM – The One, CJLD its sister station in Leduc.
Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/jldalen
Twitter: https://twitter.com/Jenndalen
 Thomas-S Thomas Strangward, afternoon news anchor/sports reporter from 2 to 7 pm, graduate of SAIT’s broadcast news program.
Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/thomas.strangward.5
 Katie-Stanners Katie Stanners, announcer/producer, graduate of NAIT’s radio and television broadcasting program.
Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/katieonair
Twitter: https://twitter.com/katiestanners

The new station joins its sister station, CJLD, 93.1 FM – The One: Leduc’s Best Country, launched by Blackgold Broadcasting in April 2013.

See more about The One – Parkland’s Best Country at: http://881theone.ca.

Twitter: https://twitter.com/881TheOne

Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/881TheOne