During the Cold War that once appeared to threaten the world with destruction, a windswept radar station played a key role in keeping the UK safe.
John Dunn recalls the time when he used to work as a marine scientist on the SS Explorer, travelling from Aberdeen into the frozen wilderness of the Arctic Circle.
It has become a popular place to curry favour in Moray.
It will embrace everything from a spectacular light show in Aberdeen to a collection of letters and messages about the sea.
World champion heptathlete Katarina Johnson-Thompson has thrilled a group of children at a north-east hospital.
There was never any danger of Archie MacEachern feeling indifferent about lighthouses - he was born in one and spent the rest of his life helping those in peril on the sea.
It is one of Scotland's most famous names, with connections to inventors, industrialists and sports stars.
When the Cold War intensified in the 1970s and 1980s, the Soviet Union devised plans to throw its military forces against key opponents including the United States and the UK.
Jim Leighton has spoken of his delight after his involvement with two other Gothenburg Greats at a charity dinner raised nearly £30,000 for Sue Ryder Dee View Court.
Long after victory in Europe had been celebrated, thousands of servicemen languished in captivity in the Far East.
Brian Binnie might speak with an American twang, but this redoubtable fellow is Scotland’s first astronaut and is still proud of his roots and growing up in Aberdeenshire.
It has been a year when north and north-east stars have paraded their talents across a diverse range of sporting pursuits.
It's 100 years ago this week since James Scott Anderson was demobbed at the end of the First World War.
A young airman, who was killed in an accident in Moray 60 years ago, will be commemorated at the RAF Heritage Museum in Lossiemouth next month.
Doric film competition returns with ‘Jist faar I bide’ theme celebrating particular Aberdeenshire spots
It was an inaugural event which proved the popularity of Doric across the north-east.
It's the trip of a lifetime for a committed mother from Wales.
Open champion Paul Lawrie has urged people across the north-east to wear the poppy with pride and pay their respects to those who have perished in conflict.
One of the north-east's most renowned business figures has gained international recognition for his philanthropy.
It was the first hospital in Scotland to introduce a robotic device which could carry out major operations.
As Sue Ryder work to reach their final £3.9million target for the Dee View Court expansion, Neil Drysdale learns just how vital the charity's work is
One of Scotland's most highly-acclaimed young jazz groups will perform in Moray next month.
A memorial service will be held today in Caithness for 13 north-east men who lost their lives in a maritime disaster 60 years ago.
When Adam, Alan and Keiran Robertson prepare to enjoy their Christmas dinner, they will have their RNLI pagers next to their plates of festive fare.
There have been shortage of problems for NHS Grampian bosses in recent years.
A leading Aberdeenshire sports official has described the possible reinstatement of shooting at the 2022 Commonwealth Games as "great news" for talented competitors in the north east.
The thousands of British troops who were posted to Cyprus in the 1950s and found themselves in the middle of violent insurrection are often considered forgotten soldiers.
The journey began in Aberdeen with a crew of mostly young men hoping they might secure a Christmas bonus for their loved ones.
A visitor to a memorial dedicated to the women who kept Britain's food supply flowing throughout the Second World War has complained that it is surrounded by "unkempt weeds".
As Sue Ryder continues its £3.9million fundraising campaign for Dee View Court, two footballing legends tell Neil Drysdale why they are backing the effort
It is one of the fastest-growing neurological conditions in Scotland.
Several traditional musicians from the north and north-east have been shortlisted for awards in a competition which recognises the best of Scotland's scene.
These exclusive new images show how the new staff garden planned for Aberdeen Royal Infirmary could look.