Emily Findlay has impressed many people across the north-east of Scotland with her resilience in dealing with serious illness.
Homes in Orkney were left in darkness last week after a kite got caught up in power line.
A ground-breaking scheme has been launched allowing people across the Highlands, islands and Moray to use each other's leisure facilities.
When the news came through in March 1999 that Alma Victor “Champ” Hunt, OBE, had died, it gained precious little coverage outside his native Bermuda.
Former hostage Terry Waite has been unveiled as one of the star attractions of this year’s St Magnus International Festival on Orkney.
An Orkney man who bombarded an Episcopalian priest with homophobic hate mail avoided a jail sentence yesterday.
As public appeals go, it really takes the biscuit.
A leading transport union has written to the First Minister demanding action over a £1.5million funding shortfall for Orkney's vital inter-island ferries.
An eerie silence fell over Hoy in Orkney yesterday and flags at lifeboat stations around the country were lowered to half-mast as eight crew members of the tragic Longhope Lifeboat disaster were commemorated after half a century.
A former cancer patient from Orkney is to attempt to become the first person to run the 500 plus miles of Scotland’s answer to America’s Route 66.
David Reid is completing his preparations to follow in the footsteps of one of the world’s most legendary explorers next month.
A new salmon farm to be constructed in Orkney is to provide a £3 million economic boost to Scottish firms.
Space wars have erupted in the Highlands amid explosive claims that the region’s development body has been “working against” rocket-launching projects on the islands.
Members of the Scottish Youth Parliament (MSYPs) for Orkney will be elected from an all-female shortlist of candidates.
The water supply on two of Scotland's remote islands is secured for decades to come after Scottish Water completed a £2 million project using innovative technology.
A man has been charged in connection with an alleged sexual assault in Kirkwall earlier this week.
A 53-year-old man has been arrested in connection with a sexual assault in Orkney.
Orkney Islands Council has agreed to remove overnight staff at a sheltered housing scheme in Stromness - a decision condemned by union leaders.
A 53-year-old man has been arrested in connection with a sexual assault in Orkney, a police spokesman has said.
Police are investigating a rare alleged sexual assault on a woman in Orkney.
Police have today been visibly conducting inquiries into reports of a sexual assault on a woman in Orkney after the incident was reported during the early hours of this morning.
A search is on to find descendants of the victims of the scuttling of the German High Seas Fleet in Orkney for centenary commemorations.
A prize minibus which was sought after by communities across the north and north-east will soon make its way across the Pentland Firth after being won by an Orkney sports group.
Top-level talks have taken place at Holyrood as the case for an ambitious multi-million-pound investment in Orkney, Shetland and the Western Isles took another step forward.
Local councils have been accused of wasting millions of pounds of taxpayers' money on in-house care while starving private homes of cash.
It was a deliberate act of destruction that transformed a quiet part of Scotland into the world’s biggest naval graveyard.
Union leaders have blasted plans to axe sleep-over provision of wardens at an Orkney sheltered housing scheme – to save around £40,000.
An island council has made a public apology after flattening hundreds of gravestones without warning in a bungling bid to comply with updated safety guidelines.
A team of specially-trained detection dogs – the first of their kind in the country – are to be tasked to sniff out stoats on Orkney.
Police in the Highlands and Islands have seized drugs worth more than £820,000 during a four week period over January and February.
Plans for a 60-bed care facility in Orkney have been unveiled as part of a multi-million pound development.
A leading landscape designer is helping a charity transform a garden for patients at a city hospital.