SFRS offers two contracts whereby firefighters commit to either 120 or 90 hours availability per week
Scottish Government experts will now review the case and send a report with recommendations to Ministers.
The adult poetry and adult short story sections are open to all writers worldwide.
Highland councillors have agreed to object to a 53MW wind farm proposed for the north coast.
The annual event is held in memory of Durness man Marty Mackay.
The second public consultation meeting will be held at the Ben Loyal Hotel on January 18 from 12pm-2pm and 5pm-8pm.
Orbex began construction of Sutherland Spaceport last year.
An application for a small-scale housing development on the north coast has been submitted to Highland Council.
A proposed 100-mile high-voltage power line from Spittal to Beauly should be laid on the sea bed rather, MP Jamie Stone has said.
Orbex has announced the appointment of John Bone as its new chief commercial officer.
Orbex has released further details of the community consultation meetings it is holding on proposed changes to Sutherland Spaceport.
SSEN announced today that reports have now been produced following the first round of consultation on its proposals.
Press Pause pilot projects have been run in Lochcarron and Thurso.
A landowner has restored an area of ancient Caledonian pinewood, thanks to two decades of effort.
Esther Spratt of Strathy came second in the P4-5 learners solo singing section at the Royal National Mod.
A Caithness member of Assynt Mountain Rescue Team has been presented with a Scottish Mountain Rescue Distinguished Service Award.
Club members are being urged to turn out in memory of David Green, Caithness.
Handsome wooden trophies and certificates were handed over on the final day of Scotland's Indie Book Festival.
Barry Smiths's new exhibition is being launched at Strathnaver Museum on Friday, September 1.
Maree Todd was shown round the bridge by Bettyhill community members earlier this month.