Langley’s Mallett qualifies for Scotties

Walnut Grove curler will lead her Golden Ears Winter Club team into next month's provincial championships

Walnut Grove’s Marla Mallett and her team have qualified for the 2017 Scotties BC women’s curling championship.

Team Mallett, which competes out of the Golden Ears Winter Club, earned their berth by accumulating points at various World Curling Tour events.

Mallet, the team’s skip, is a former junior national team champion, having won that title in 1988.

The rest of her team is made up of third Shannon Aleksic (Abbotsford) and sisters Brette Richards (Kelowna) and Blaine DeJager (Prince George). DeJager is the lead and Richards is the second.

The Scotties takes place at the Glen Harper Curling Centre in Duncan from Jan. 17 to 22 with the teams playing for the opportunity to represent B.C. at the national Scotties Tournament of Hearts Feb. 18 to 26 in St. Catherines, Ont.

 

Just Posted

Ridge Jr. B Flames making additions

Four players sign, two coaches join mix.

UPDATE: Two-vehicle incident on Abernethy Way, Maple Ridge

Road near 227th Street reopens in both directions.

Maple Ridge elementary protest to protect against climate change

Grade 7 Albion students march in front of municipal hall.

Maple Ridge teacher celebrated as inclusive education champion

Carissa Keenan teaches at Harry Hooge elementary.

Haney Rotary ups bursary amounts

Total is $19,000 this year, up from $11,000 in 2018.

B.C.’s fight to regulate bitumen through pipelines to go to Canada’s top court

BC Appeal Court judges found B.C. cannot restrict bitumen flow along Trans Mountain pipeline

Burnaby facility to dispose of 1,500 tonnes of Canada’s trash from Philippines

All 103 containers will be disposed of properly within Canada before the end of the summer

Scheer says it would take Conservatives five years to balance budget

Scheeraccused the Liberal government of spending $79.5 billion of previously unbudgeted funds

Man wants guilty plea revoked in 2012 collision in Abbotsford that killed Chilliwack woman

Michael Larocque was charged in relation to crash that killed Eileen Kleinfelder

High-risk sex offender released into Surrey

Earon Wayne Giles, a Newton “tag-team rapist,” was released from prison Friday and is now living in Surrey

Vancouver woman sexually assaulted after man follows her home; suspect at large

Police are looking for an Asian man in his 40s after the incident on Vancouver’s east side.

B.C. man, 30, arrested for driving his parents’ cars while impaired twice in one day

The Vancouver-area man was arrested after officers caught him driving impaired twice in one day

UPDATE: Vancouver man dies after crash between motorcycle, transport truck

Police believe speed was a factor in Thursday collision

Trial slated to start Monday for accused killer of Abbotsford cop

Oscar Arfmann faces first-degree murder for death of Const. John Davidson

Most Read