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Wilderness dream comes true for teen

Wilderness dream comes true for teen

A CHILDHOOD dream to visit the Arctic is to come true for a Black Isle girl.


Highland avalanche survivor reveals sadness over friends who perished

Highland avalanche survivor reveals sadness over friends who perished

A SURVIVOR of a Highland avalanche which resulted in the deaths of four of his friends has told of his “sadness and deep regret” and revealed…


Families of tragic Glencoe casualties are traced

Families of tragic Glencoe casualties are traced

NEXT of kin of the four people who died in a Highland avalanche on Saturday have been told about the tragedy.


Energy price hike sees Highland Council budget burst

Energy price hike sees Highland Council budget burst

A MASSIVE hike in energy charges for street lights and aborted “switch-off” trials has seen Highland Council burst its budget by £770,000,…


Could 'wasted' votes have swayed outcome of Ross election?

Could 'wasted' votes have swayed outcome of Ross election?

A ROSS-SHIRE council ward which saw an ultra-close result in the last Highland Council election witnessed more wasted votes than anywhere else in…


Four dead after avalanche tragedy in Scottish Highlands

Four dead after avalanche tragedy in Scottish Highlands

FOUR people have lost their lives in a tragic avalanche accident in the Scottish Highlands.


New boy`s dream start as Ross County sink Saints

New boy`s dream start as Ross County sink Saints

RICHARD Brittain dedicated a decisive 4-1 victory on the road at St Mirren to the travelling army of Staggies who got behind the team.


Cameron aims to be in the frame for golf trophy

Cameron aims to be in the frame for golf trophy

ROSS and Sutherland members of the North Golf Alliance will get their first fixture of 2013 under way on Sunday in Caithness at the Reay Golf Club.


Hendry briefs Salmond on Highland Council's 'shovel ready' schemes

Hendry briefs Salmond on Highland Council's 'shovel ready' schemes

FIRST Minister Alex Salmond has been told of a number of "shovel ready" Highland projects that are good to go with Government assistance.


Ross issues raised with Alex Salmond

Ross issues raised with Alex Salmond

THE damage caused to local harbours during the recent storm and the pressing need to find a solution at Stromeferry were issues raised with the First…


Tribute T-shirt in memory of Alness man revealed

Tribute T-shirt in memory of Alness man revealed

A SPECIAL T-shirt in memory of a popular Alness man found dead before Christmas has been revealed – just days before it goes on sale to…


Evangelos reveals Celtic link to his Ross County signing

Evangelos reveals Celtic link to his Ross County signing

NEW Ross County signing Evangelos Ikonomou told yesterday how Greek internationalist Georgios Samaras sold him on the switch to County.


Did spoiled papers influence election result?

Did spoiled papers influence election result?

ALMOST 1,000 votes were wasted in the Highland Council elections because people were confused about the voting system, it has emerged.


Banned Ross haulage firm loses appeal

Banned Ross haulage firm loses appeal

A ROSS-SHIRE haulage business has been put off the road after its appeal to keep its operator’s licence was rejected.


Parents given notice over Highland school enrolment

Parents given notice over Highland school enrolment

PARENTS and guardians of children are being informed by Highland Council that it’s time for enrolment into pre-school and primary school.


Caberfeidh grind out gritty win in curling showdown

Caberfeidh grind out gritty win in curling showdown

CHARLIE Munro and his Caberfeidh rink remained within two points of league leader Ian Fraser (Belmaduthy) after a gritty win over the Belmaduthy first…


Station hit heights with emphatic win

Station hit heights with emphatic win

STATION Hotel A maintained the lead at the top of the Easter Ross Darts League with an emphatic 7-3 victory over Commercial Hotel on Tuesday night.


Let's hope lessons were learned from road chaos

Let's hope lessons were learned from road chaos

HERE’S not many of us who relish Monday mornings.


Alness man with 'appalling' domestic abuse record escapes jail

Alness man with 'appalling' domestic abuse record escapes jail

AN Alness man who assaulted his partner at a bus station in Inverness was told by a sheriff he had an appalling record of domestic abuse.


Ross prizewinning pies are best in the land!

Ross prizewinning pies are best in the land!

IT proved first time lucky for a Tain bakery after it scooped a top prize in a national pie-making competition.


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