The next generation of journalists are hard at work in classrooms throughout the north east - thanks to a project which has inspired more than 3,000 pupils.
A reading project at a Moray school has been hailed by a best-selling author as an example which the rest of the country should follow.
A Scots film star will make a trip to the Highlands this week to offer hope to others who have suffered through child neglect.
In Yoko Tawada's British debut, the Berlin-based Japanese novelist has taken inspiration from the story of Knut, a bear who became an international sensation.
With the springtime nesting season rapidly approaching, Shetland Islands Council is asking local people to get in touch as soon as possible if they think they have a problem with gulls nesting on their property as the birds can become aggressive once their chicks have hatched.
Fears have been raised for the future of a popular north-east running club after news emerged the organisation faces a national funding crisis.
Wetlands in the rural Moray countryside are being protected in an effort to boost the population of wading birds.
Aberdeenshire's Scottish Conservative party has unveiled a record number of candidates in an attempt to regain control of the council in May's election.
A north-east councillor has claimed the imminent arrival of one of the world's top performing arts schools should be the catalyst for preserving and renovating a historic building.
A man turned up as firemen were fighting an outbreak at his council home in Wick - a fire he was responsible for.
A community-spirited pensioner has attacked Aberdeenshire Council's lack of action to prevent erosion and flooding of a north-east riverbank.
Highland health chiefs have dropped Alzheimer Scotland as a day care provider in Wick and Thurso.
Refugees who fled the horror of war-torn Syria have arrived at their new homes in Lochaber.
Tourism levels in the north-east soared last year with three major attractions in Aberdeenshire recording remarkable visitor numbers.
It's known for providing a shop window for young Scottish musicians - and now Belladrum has set up its own record label to promote them.
Aberdeen City Council is urging the public to voice their opinions on how best the AWPR should operate once it has been completed.
A former drug addict has been warned he faces jail after making off with a haul of jewellery and electronics worth thousands of pounds during raids in an Aberdeenshire town.
Highland Hospice has revealed its plans to turn the Highlands yellow next month with its new Custard Challenge.
There was a significant drop in recorded crime against birds of prey last year, according to new figures.
A courageous winchman from Moray has been commended for his part in a daring search and rescue operation, nearly 100 miles off the North Sea coast.