From satellite telephones to community resilience cupboards, communities across the north of Scotland will benefit from funding to help them prepare for emergencies.
Residents of a remote Orkney island have been asked to check outbuildings for signs of a man last seen more than a week ago.
The world's shortest scheduled flight will continue to be operated by Loganair, the airline has announced.
With a following wind, passengers barely have time to look out of the window between take-off and landing.
Jokers have created a tourist brochure - for a Scottish island that does not exist.
Orkney MSP Liam McArthur is to consult with senior fire service officers over the shortage of firefighters on the islands, highlighted earlier this week.