Two days till the most important election in generations.
Last month saw two studies of protest in the north.
October 15 is the last day for any new submissions to the Scottish Parliament’s petitions committee in respect of PE1637/H.
Applications for an intriguing new job were due to be submitted last week.
This month saw an important Highland anniversary.
News that no community the length and breadth of Scotland has applied to exercise a new right to buy local land is disappointing.
David Ross: Moving jobs here from the central belt would be a good start to slowing population decline
Reports that up to 90% of Channel 4 staff in London are choosing to take redundancy, rather than move to the new regional base in Leeds or satellite offices in Bristol and Glasgow, struck a chord.
David Ross: Dounreay shipments may be coming to an end but some of the greatest clean-up challenges remain
Confirmation earlier this month that the transfer of 700kg of highly enriched uranium (HEU) from Dounreay to the USA has now been completed, is seen as an important milestone in the clean-up of the Caithness site.
People are fairly quick to throw a party in Cromarty. But there has been quite a delay in the community toasting one significant local result.Cromarty
The tragedy of the Highland Clearances is too frequently evoked, often inappropriately with predictions of “The New Highland Clearances” by those campaigning against threats to jobs or the like.