A Canadian psychotherapist has launched an appeal to find a mysterious Scottish woman who she believes was in love with her war hero uncle.
A busy north-east animal sanctuary has revealed plans to build a wildlife hospital on its grounds after one of its busiest years.
A man is asking for help to trace his brother who he has not seen since he ran away from home almost 30 years ago.
A Highland community has been granted planning permission to rebuild an historic graveyard.
A community councillor has branded senior planners' latest development strategy for the east side of Inverness "old news."
A bottle of Speyside whisky has been taken to its rightful home behind the bar of a village pub - 75 years after it was ordered.
Ross County midfielder Martin Woods has told his team-mates to stop feeling sorry for themselves and get their top-six push back on track.
Golf fans will now be able to enjoy a royal round on the Queen's private Balmoral course.
A luxury hotelier is being sought to move into a vacant plot at Inverness Campus in a bid to tackle a shortage of beds in the city.
Thousands of people have signed a petition in protest at proposals which could result in the city council scrapping music tuition in its schools.
There's something we need to talk about.
An Aberdeenshire couple have toasted 60 years of marriage - but only after their celebrations were initially held up by a nasty cold.
Clydesdale Bank has said it will not reverse a decision to close a well-used Deeside village branch - despite hundreds petitioning to save it.
An emergency summit is planned for Highlanders facing "extraordinary" increases in business rates.
Having considered resilience last month, I've decided to maintain a thematic approach to the column by considering happiness, what it is, which behaviours can encourage happiness in yourself and others and whether personality type might lead one to be a happier or less happy person. For it is a truth often observed that it is not the challenges that life throws at people and organisations that cast us down, that people can laugh and be happy (or at least stoical) in the face of huge threats. Equally we see every day evidence that it is not just wealth, status and material possessions that make people happy. So what does make us happy?
Oh look, another inflation report, yawn.
The north of Scotland has just experienced an icy blast from the east, and I’m not just talking about the sub-zero winds circulating in from Siberia. Following a freeze on Scottish business rates for the last five years, Nicola Sturgeon’s government has initiated a thaw.
Moray traders have warned the area could become overrun with abandoned pubs and hotels as "crucifying" business rate rises will force firms into closure.
Last month a cross-party group of MPs called on government and employers to do more to help women enter and re-enter the work place.
Plans to create a new visitor centre serving a neolithic tourist attraction on Orkney have sparked road safety fears from a school.