The Shetland Folk Festival will celebrate its 40th anniversary in style this spring.
A plea has gone out to the 200 islanders on Coll to step forward and help save the local air service by taking safety jobs at the airport.
The Orkney Alcohol Counselling and Advisory Service is to close at the end of this month due to a lack of funding.
Vulnerable and elderly people in Oban are being forced to walk right across town or pay for taxis just to top up their electricity meters.
More than £10 million worth of upgrade works are being carried out at Lochmaddy Pier in North Uist.
New fuel tanks will help a community company on South Uist to capitalise on the island's growing harbour.
Councillor brands situation ‘madness and illogical’ as school with 75-pupil capacity is ‘full’ at 47
A Highland primary school with just 47 pupils has been declared "full" despite a recent £4 million refurbishment to allow the school to cope with 75 pupils.
Major concerns are being raised about the congestion in Oban town centre as residents fear emergency services could become trapped in traffic during a 999 call.
Storm Brendan lashed the coastlines around the north yesterday as waves swamped roads and crippled transport links.
An Inverness city centre bar is hoping to extend its hours and open until 3am.
An island golf club that has become home to a white-tailed sea eagle nest has been shortlisted for an environmental award.
Police are investigating after two cats were shot in the quiet village of Tobermory.
A 1,300 tonne cargo vessel which was dragging both its anchors during gale force winds in Oban Bay was rescued by a lifeboat at the weekend.
A theatre company due to perform at Eden Court in Inverness is planting trees in the Highlands to offset carbon emissions from its upcoming tour.
A musical composition which tells the tale of a message in a bottle washed up on the shores of Canna will be performed at Celtic Connections.
Passengers on the beleaguered Caledonian Sleeper service from London to Fort William were stranded in an unmanned station after the train broke down - then finished their journey on a leaky mini bus.
The A96 east of Inverness has re-opened following a two-vehicle collision earlier today.
The A9 is currently closed following a collision between a car and a lorry.
Convoys carrying 16 modules which will become a new water treatment works will begin making their way to Invermoriston on Monday.
The Race for Life events taking place in Inverness this year are being opened up so that men can take part.
An underwater robot which got stuck in strong currents off the Outer Hebrides has been recovered by a fishing boat.
Disappointment has been voiced that a freight ship will once again be used while Orkney ferry HM Hamnavoe is being refitted.
An urgent review into ambulance cover in Orkney is being demanded by MSP Liam McArthur.
Three Orkney hermits believe they are the first group to be excommunicated from the Catholic church since the reformation.
Inverness College UHI has appointed a new chairwoman to its board of management.
Gales of up to 100mph battered the north yesterday and caused major disruption to ferries.
Cairngorms National Park Authority is encouraging everyone to help tackle climate change as it implements its own "green" New Year Resolutions.
A popular pensioner who tirelessly contributed to her community was killed after being struck by a car in Sutherland.
The far north's main hospital is the first in the world to work towards a prestigious environmental standard.
Community groups in Caithness are being urged to apply for a slice of £10,000 funding.
Volunteers are being sought to help more children in Inverness walk and cycle to school.
A large area of the north west was battening down the hatches with wind speeds of up to 75mph predicted today.