An Argyll woman is to travel 11,000 miles to help run the most southerly post office in the world with 2,000 "smelly" penguins for company.
Oban woman Amunai Hobbs was still missing last night despite repeated police appeals for help from the public.
A bumper crop of midges is forecast for next summer after higher than usual numbers this year and an extra hatch of the biting beasties.
The World Stone Skimming Championship proved its pulling power again yesterday as people flocked from across the globe to battle for the title on a tiny Argyll island.
A woman is marking the anniversary of her husband's death by backing a campaign to fund lifesaving cancer research.
An inspection of an Argyll hospital showed that it was clean in "most" areas.
A woman campaigning to protect a site sacred to the travelling people has been invited to state her case at the Scottish Parliament.
A north charity is delivering emergency meals to Ebola patients and hungry children in West Africa.
A programme of workshops, talks and networking events aimed at creating more than 160 new jobs in the creative sector in the Western Highlands is due to start this week.
A driver walked away from his crashed car yesterday - only to then plunge 30ft from a bridge onto rocks in the fast-flowing river below.
Children at an island school have played a major role in an operation to have the local war memorial outside their playground smartened up.
Costa Coffee will open its new Oban branch tomorrow despite strong opposition from independent coffee shops in the town.
A motorcyclist was in a "critical condition" in hospital last night after colliding with a car on the A83 Tarbet-Lochgilphead road in Argyll.
A motorcyclist has been seriously injured after a collision with a car on the A83 Tarbet-Lochgilphead road in Argyll.
Itch official - parts of the north have suffered from a perfect swarm this summer due to record numbers of midges.
An Argyll pirate-hunter trapped in India faces losing his home - because he has not been paid since his ordeal began.
The company which took over three major hotels in Lochaber and Oban has revealed plans to invest £5million in them over the next five years.
A charity has been set up to preserve an 18th century church with a fascinating architectural history.
A man has been airlifted to hospital with head injuries after his campervan left the road and went down an embankment in Argyll.
An Englishman has won the top title in the most Scottish of sports for the second year in a row.
The Hebridean island of Coll is to have mobile phone coverage for the first time.
The rescue of a diver from a dive boat in Argyll today marked the 2,000th call-out for Oban Lifeboat.
A diver had to be rescued by lifeboat after his decompression stopped while he was surfacing from a dive in Argyll today.
If you love boats, sailing and are hoping to drop anchor in a waterfront home, then set sail for Tigh na Roin, a lovely home in Kilmelford.
Construction work has begun on a £10million spa and leisure centre at Portavadie on Loch Fyne, which will create 17 new full-time jobs.
Holiday home owners in the Highlands and Islands are enjoying early Commonwealth Games success this year with a boom in bookings.
The Oban based Bishop of Argyll and the Isles has been installed as Bishop of Motherwell after being promoted by Pope Francis.
Police will carry out a fresh search for the body of missing bookkeeper Suzanne Pilley after new witnesses came forward with new information.
A pioneering Highland aquaculture firm will later this year introduce salmon eggs with improved resistance to sea lice.
A volunteer at a tiny fire station in Argyll has been named runner-up in this year's UK-wide firefighter of the year award.