Islanders are furious that a vital water scheme they had waited years for has been shelved at the last minute after the company found it would cost "significantly" more than it thought.
Public meetings on the introduction of a new £48.5million ferry for the Western Isles are being held next month.
A drink driver who killed a young island vet in a horror head-on collision is facing a lengthy jail sentence.
An anxious motorist called coastguards after parking his car on a seaweed covered slipway in the Outer Hebrides - only to see it slide towards the sea.
Work is about to start on building the final phase of 50 homes as part of a large housing development in Lewis.
A man who died in a serious house fire on Barra has been named by police.
The "human swan" - who once had a fear of flying - could soon be seen soaring above the Western Isles.
A man has died in the third fatal fire in the Western Isles in the space of six weeks.
Cinema-goers will be able to raise a glass to the remake of classic Scottish comedy Whisky Galore! when it hits cinemas within weeks.
Western Isles Council is checking all lamp posts in a Stornoway suburb after a street light came crashing down in high winds.
Defence chiefs have been quizzed in Westminster on plans to slash accommodation provision for the Western Isles rocket testing site.
Witnesses alerted the police after they saw a red van veering about the road one night, hitting kerbs and mounting the pavement.
Health campaigner warns of beds shortage at Portree hospital with only seven available for thousands of residents
A healthcare campaigner on Skye has warned Portree hospital will "wither on the vine" with only seven beds available for a population of thousands.
A troubled fishing boat was towed back to port on Barra in the early hours of Sunday morning.
A project building towards the centenary commemorations of a maritime disaster off Lewis has received grant funding.
Western Isles MP Angus MacNeil is calling for the Maritime and Coastguard Agency to keep an official record of all 'near miss' incidents in the Minch.
Some £60,000 of "community compensation" following a oil rig crash in the Western Isles will help island youngsters travel to mainland sports competitions.
A woman with Western Isles connections has left over a third of a million pounds in her will to Leverburgh lifeboat.
A Lewis man who faced losing his driving job got a five-week road ban.
The SNP are still keen to see the world's most famous chess pieces held by the British Museum in London returned to Scotland.
Islanders in some of the worst tick black spots in the Outer Hebrides are being targeted over the risk of Lyme disease.
First Minister Nicola Sturgeon yesterday hailed the £19.5m "beautiful restoration" of an iconic Outer Hebridean castle - built by an opium baron - which houses the world's most famous chess pieces.
A group of Gurkhas caused a stir in Stornoway town centre on Saturday when they served up a feast of Nepalese curry.
Nicola Sturgeon will officially reopen one of the north's most distinctive castles today.
More than 100 Gurkhas have been deployed to the Western Isles - to experience single track roads.
The cafe in the Stornoway sports centre is set to shut at the end of this month.
Urgent repairs and restoration of a prominent island war memorial are to get under way within weeks.
The senior firefighter for the Western Isles has urged residents to have their houses checked after two recent fire deaths.
Western Isles Council has been accused of "vandalising" vital inter-island plane links, providing a worse service for Uist, Benbecula and Barra.
UK transport chiefs will be invited to a tiny island airport - as part of controversial plans for to build a third runway at London's Heathrow.
A drug trafficker is to hand over £15,000 of cash under a confiscation order after it was found in a golf bag when he was stopped by police.