Lacombe Family to Kenya

By LAURA TESTER Three generations of a Lacombe area family are moving forward in 2016 with greater purpose to give back after experiencing a life-changing trip together to Kenya. Joe and Linda Skwarchuk, along with daughter Julie Will and son-in-law Doug and their...

Lacombe Fire Department sending another truck to Paraguay

By Zachary Cormier, Lacombe Express A year ago, the Lacombe Fire Department (LFD) teamed up with the Lacombe Firefighters Association (LFA), A Better World Canada (ABW) and a number of other communities and organizations around Central Alberta to donate a...

Alberta toddler’s legacy lives on in Kenya

BY LAURA TESTER In a desolate and extremely poor region of Kenya, a kindergarten school will always have a special bond with a little girl from Central Alberta. Her name — Madison “Maddy” Switzer. Even as a toddler, Maddy was a joy to be around. She lit up the room...