Coastguard and lifeboat crews in Orkney are searching for missing person Michael Ritch. Police have also asked residents to check their sheds and outbuildings.
Orkney police are trying to trace a local man whose car has been found near cliffs on the islands.
The new hospital and healthcare facility is one step closer to being achieved.
A north museum is showcasing neolithic finds from a world famous archeological site.
The Queen said farewell to the Orkney-based royal composer yesterday - as the new Master of the Queen's Music began the unusual role.
Workers fear that their jobs could be at risk if a contract to provide towing services in Orkney is lost by their company.
Three years of digging which has unearthed some 4,000 years worth of artefacts from an Orkney coastline could be washed away in one fell swoop due to the site's precarious location on Rousay.
A Banffshire company wants to bring wartime oil tanks in Orkney back into action as a modern-day fuel distribution base.
Today the Press and Journal revealed you could buy a private Island off the coast of Orkney complete with cottage ruins and 27 acres for pasture and grazing purposes.
One graduate will continue living and working in her beloved Orkney having graduated with a first-class degree in management.
Escaping the rat race is the tempting prospect for the buyer of a £600,000 farm sale deal which includes a private island in Orkney.
An inquiry will be held by NHS Orkney after patient records were found lying on the pavement near Balfour Hospital.
Orkney welcomed the Queen's Baton Relay yesterday as the tour visited a number of the iconic spots on the islands.
A former RAF pilot has rekindled an old love affair by taking a trip on the world's shortest flight on Orkney.
The Queen's Baton Relay will be given a traditionally Orcadian welcome when it arrives tomorrow.
The world's largest Viking replica longship, which lost its mast in strong winds off the coast of Shetland on its maiden voyage overseas, will be forced to continue its journey by engine power, its captain revealed yesterday.
Orkney is preparing for the arrival of no less than three cruise ships to its shores on Saturday.
Two men who have been accused in open court of acting alongside a priest to sexually abuse a schoolgirl more than 50 years ago have denied any knowledge of the allegations.
A priest accused of carrying out a campaign of sexual abuse against two children almost 50 years ago has been acquitted of one of the charges he faced.
The new Kirkwall Grammar School and Papdale Halls of Residence were officially opened by First Minister Alex Salmond yesterday.
A priest accused of carrying out a campaign of sexual abuse against two children more than 50 years ago made a series of drunken phone calls apologising to one of his alleged victims, a court heard yesterday.
A priest has gone on trial accused of committing a string of sexual offences against children more than 50 years ago.
First Minister Alex Salmond has officially opened a new pier that will help Orkney cater for the growing marine renewable energy sector.
An Orkney man has been airlifted to hospital after falling nearly 30ft at a popular climbing site.
Orkney Islands Council chief executive Alistair Buchan was appointed a CBE in the Queen's Birthday Honours List.
One of Scotland's greatest forgotten explorers is to finally get the recognition he deserves.
Stromness is set to get a bigger Co-op food store after the group agreed plans with Orkney Islands Council.
An Orkney couple are calling for improvements to the islands' air ambulance service because they believe a series of errors contributed to the death of their baby son.
A former scout leader from the northern isles was found guilty of attempted rape and four charges of lewd, indecent and libidinous behaviour towards young boys yesterday.