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Police have issued a warning to householders to secure their properties after a spate of thefts and break-ins across the north.
Here are six stories you may have missed from Inverness Sheriff Court this week.
Highland Council have played down fears of a loss of parking in Inverness city centre as two new "car club" schemes come into force.
A plane bound for Inverness had to turn back after two separate faults were found on the aircraft.
A campaign group is launching its own "baby boxes" for Highland mothers facing a 100-mile trip to Inverness to give birth.
A man who claimed he hugged his married lover has been found guilty of assault.
Snow sports finally returned to Scotland's slopes at the weekend as a few hundred hardy skiers and boarders packed onto the limited runs available.
An NHS volunteer has called for staff at the north's busiest hospital to be given free bus travel to ease parking problems.
Overnight roadworks this week will mean temporary closures on the A86 between Kingussie and Laggan.
Another nationalist politician has demanded more public consultation on controversial plans for ship-to-ship oil transfers in the dolphin-friendly Moray Firth.
A flu outbreak has forced the Highlands' main hospital to shut down a ward for several days.
Councillors will this week decide whether one of Scotland's top businesswomen can build a holiday home near Beauly.
The boss of the north's busiest citizens advice bureau has warned a 20% cut in funding would result in job cuts - just as more and more people need help.
Demand for the services of the Inverness, Badenoch and Strathspey CAB branch is at record levels.
She spent the second half of last year being passed over when it came to getting a new owner.
The UK's most northerly mosque will open its doors to the public next month as part of an event offering outsiders an insight into Islam.
A land deal that would pave the way for a new £66million prison to be built next to the biggest retail park in Inverness is on the brink of being struck.
A £60,000 a year offshore oil worker who frightened his neighbours when he turned up at their door armed with a knife avoided a jail sentence yesterday.
Highland health chiefs have admitted they may have to rely on the Coastguard helicopter to take pregnant women from Caithness to Inverness when bad weather hits.
The first Nando's restaurant in the Highlands will open within days as a £13million revamp nears completion at the north's biggest retail park.
Police, mountain rescue teams and the coastguard yesterday issued a joint plea to walkers and climbers to inform someone about their intended routes.
Detectives investigating the murder of Renee MacRae and her young son received several calls from the public in the wake of a recent appeal.
CairnGorm Mountain near Aviemore, Glencoe, Nevis Range and The Lecht in Aberdeenshire are all optimistic for skiing and snowboarding this weekend.
Drivers battled with more treacherous weather across the north yesterday after a further six inches of overnight snow added to several days of travel chaos.
Emergency services were called out this evening after a motorist crashed into a barrier on the A96.
A group of tourists got caught up in a snow drift on the A9 this morning after deciding to stop for a photo opportunity.
The creator of a world class golf course on a remote island will share the story behind the project with some of the sport's leading designers at a major conference in Inverness next month.
Plans have been unveiled for a new Buddhist meditation retreat centre in a Highland woodland.
An Inverness restaurant manager who fled to Spain after being snared in a police drugs sting has been jailed for 20 months.
There was disruption across the Highlands yesterday as hundreds of pupils enjoyed a day off school and snow affected travel.
Police are "growing increasing concerned" for a man missing since he left his work early on Thursday.
Nearly 300 school pupils have been sent home or left at home as schools across the Highlands close due to severe weather conditions.