Campaigners fear the Highland landscape could be blighted with dozens of new windfarms after a radical review of council planning policy.
Police were ferried by lifeboat to a remote Scottish island - used as the setting for the children's books Katie Morag - after reports of a disturbance at a hotel.
Lucky island pupils are enjoying life on the ocean wave this week with lessons in a floating classroom.
Campaigners on Skye have demanded urgent progress in the battle to re-open the island's airport amid growing frustration at costly delays.
An open air concert was held on an island mountain at the weekend - despite guests having to trek for two hours to enjoy the show.
A vital ferry link between Skye and the mainland has seen more than 30 cancellations in just two weeks.
Highland locations are set to have starring roles in a brand new film about a legendary knight.
A new book which focuses on the stunning nature and topography of Skye is being launched tonight.
A watersports company in Tiree is making a last-ditch attempt to stop a beach hut, used regularly by around 30 surfing enthusiasts, from being knocked down.
The plight of residents in a Skye care home which is set to close in two months was raised in the Scottish Parliament yesterday.
The only ferry of its kind in the world is ready to sail over the sea to Skye once more after a major refit costing more than £80,000.
Oban RNLI Lifeboat launched early yesterday morning to assist a diver showing signs of decompression sickness.
The results of the official probe into the worst fishing disaster off the Western Isles in half-a-century are finally being shared with those involved - almost a year after the tragedy.
Public meetings on the introduction of a new £48.5million ferry for the Western Isles are being held next month.
Man accused of killing vet in head-on crash was drinking cider and whisky just hours before hand, jury told
A man accused of killing an island vet in a head-on crash was drinking cider and whisky just hours before the accident, a jury was told yesterday.
Here are seven stories you may have missed from Inverness Sheriff Court this week.
Police in Portree are appealing for information following a suspicious incident in the town centre.
It is her pride and joy - and the only place she can truly escape the stresses that come with being one of the hardest-working members of the Royal Family.
A Highland telephone engineer was banned for four months yesterday after admitting driving carelessly on his way home from a family holiday.
An island pier has been left in need of a £23million upgrade - because the new ferry is too big.
Soaring numbers of visitors to Skye will be discussed at high level talks between a Scottish Government minister and the local MSP.
There was disruption across the Highlands yesterday as hundreds of pupils enjoyed a day off school and snow affected travel.
A Coastguard team was drafted in yesterday to protect islanders on the anniversary of a vicious storm that claimed the lives of five members of the same family.
Disappointment has been expressed after CalMac revealed the vessel purpose-built for the Mallaig to Skye ferry crossing will not be returning to the route for summer 2017.
Fire chiefs last night defended the transfer of control rooms to Dundee - but admitted they were "rectifying" a number of systems and procedures following December's controversial shutdowns in Inverness and Aberdeen.
The north of Scotland is preparing for blizzards and travel disruption as an Arctic blast moves in from the sea this week bringing with it the possibility of "thundersnow".
A string of serious errors in dispatching fire crews in the Highlands has emerged a month after the controversial shutdown of the Inverness control room.
A tourism surge and an increase in local trips have led to the number of journeys over the Skye Bridge soaring by a third in just a few years.
Police are hunting a man believed to have committed a monstrous crime - by targeting a prehistoric treasure on Skye.
Scottish stunt cyclist Danny MacAskill braved 100mph winds to ride to the top of a Skye mountain again.
Transport Minister Humza Yousaf chaired a weather resilience meeting yesterday to hear about the recovery from Storm Conor as an amber alert was lifted by the Met Office.
Bin collection days in Oban Lorn and the Isles remain the same during the holiday period.