After a hugely successful summer golf season at Thurso, the winter fixtures are in full swing with the Winter Stableford being played over 10 rounds.
Thurso Golf Club's September Series – a mini summer league played over the nine-hole course – was very popular with almost 300 rounds being played.
Sandy Cumming won the final round of the Thurso EGGS summer competitions, with Jim Farquhar taking overall victory.
A student from Wick who was caught with £10,500 worth of cocaine and cannabis after a Christmas Eve train journey has avoided a jail sentence.
Serco NorthLink Ferries has seen an increase in passenger numbers between Scrabster and Orkney since lockdown started to ease.
A teenager whose excuse for carrying a knife in public was that she was using it to do some dental work, escaped detention at Wick Sheriff Court.
Caithness General Hospital in Wick may normally deal with humans but a rather prickly patient turning up one afternoon obviously in need of some help.
A Highland cancer care centre in Inverness has reopened its doors after being forced to close following a break-in.
Recent ladies' competitions at Thurso Golf Club have included the Mackay Cup, Three-Team Competition, Three-Team Yellow Ball and Killearnan Cup.
Andy Mowat has made a welcome return to Reay Golf Club, and he showed he had lost none of his previous magic by claiming not one but two prizes.
Families from the far north were among those who played a part in the transatlantic slave trade of the 18th and early 19th centuries.
There has been a busy return to action for the Thurso ladies, with Laura Durrand winning the July Medal thanks to a course record-equalling score.
The delayed start to the golf season has led to some oddities in the Reay fixture list, such as the April Medal being played in the sunshine of July.
Ross Sutherland won Thurso's William Simpson Memorial event, while Chris Sutherland saw his Summer League odds shortened after a third sub-par round.
The A&A Mackay Builders Summer League at Thurso Golf Club is going from strength to strength with last Thursday’s round four attracting 97 entrants.
The fairways at Thurso have been very busy since lockdown restrictions were eased – many new members have appeared as well as some well-kent faces.
After a couple of months of enforced absence, golfers have returned to the fairways of Reay in their droves for the resumption of competitive action.
Competitive golf has returned to Thurso, with the first medal of the 2020 season going to 11-year-old Tyler Gordon.
One man was killed and several other people were injured when a knifeman burst into an Inverness flat and ran amok.
Two police cars and an ambulance attended the scene of a car crash in Wick this afternoon.