Motorists on the north's busiest road faced major delays because of two sets of roadworks within a few miles.
Just hours after basking in the warmest weather of the year so far, the Highlands were drenched yesterday as storms swept across the region.
A Neolithic landmark in Orkney is to reopen with a new shuttle bus service.
An elderly driver collided with a friend who was riding his bike in the Highlands - causing him serious injuries.
The death of a fisherman who fell overboard off the west coast could have been avoided if he had been wearing a life jacket.
A woman has been airlifted to hospital after a crash on a Highland road.
Shetland Arts has defended its ID policy after a 34-year-old man unable to prove his age was refused entry to watch the 18-rated T2 Trainspotting film at the Mareel cinema.
A Nairn social worker who caused a bed bound patient to scream as she moved her has been struck off.
Work to resurface a stretch of road near the Slochd Summit will begin today.
A major upgrade of a key bridge on the A9 has been pushed back to later in the year.
The challenges presented to golf course managers by the notoriously fickle Scottish weather will be discussed at an international summit at Castle Stuart.
The north's senior police officer believes a dramatic increase in shoplifting has been fuelled by people resorting to crime to feed themselves.
A crash involving a lorry on the A96 near Inverness caused massive rush hour delays yesterday.
A teenage apprentice killed in a horrific crash in the Highlands was last night described as an "incredible man" by his grieving family.
A Lewis man got involved in a plan to sell drugs as a way to pay off debts, a court was told yesterday.
Police are seeking a man after the alleged theft of a mobile phone in the Glen Nevis area.
A road accident has blocked the A82 south of Fort William. The incident happened near the Corran Ferry just before 11am. A police spokeswoman said that two vehicles were involved, with one blocking a lane and another having left the Fort William to Glasgow road. No details are available on whether anybody is injured.
A 22-year-old student has claimed that a charity challenge to swim the length of Loch Ness has transformed his life.
A pet dog has been found safe hiding in the undergrowth near her home six days after she went missing.
Funerals are being disrupted at a famous Orkney church by selfie-seeking tourists.
Motorists are being urged to prepare for a major resurfacing project is due to get under way on a key A9 bridge.
An Inverness dentist is to face a review hearing after being found to have failed to wash his hands and decontaminate equipment.
An Inverness man has drawn up his own plans for an alternative route of a new road to the east of the city.
A squadron of American fighter jets were involved in a near-miss with a coastguard search and rescue helicopter above the Cairngorms earlier this year.
An in-demand ferry will not be returning to the Mallaig to Armadale route this summer, a north MSP has been informed.
A popular Highland festival is to return for a fifth successive year with a an impressive line-up.
A family stood and watched as a devastating wildfire came within yards of their home in the hills above Loch Ness.
A Highland care worker is under investigation again just weeks after being cleared of misconduct following a previous probe.
Residents of a remote Orkney island have been asked to check outbuildings for signs of a man last seen more than a week ago.
A family-run Highland tourist attraction destroyed by fire last year has been granted planning permission to rebuild.
Work is pressing ahead to tear down the old buildings at Midmills near the centre of the Inverness.
Highland Council is embroiled in a row with union leaders over the future of support assistants for school pupils with additional needs.