Around 200 jobs at the Dounreay nuclear site are expected to go in the next year as decommissioning progresses.
There has been a 52% increase in patient transfers from Caithness General to other hospitals in the past five years, according to the Scottish Ambulance Service.
There has been a cautious welcome from unions and campaigners to confirmation that £400,000 is being injected into the ambulance service in Caithness.
A Ross-shire businessman who hit 92mph on a remote stretch on a north road has been banned from driving for 28 days.
The Scottish Ambulance Service yesterday announced an increase in funding for ambulance provision in Caithness - but did not reveal a figure.
A 6,000-signature petition was delivered to the Scottish Government yesterday demanding improved NHS care in Caithness.
There have been fond tributes to veteran Highland councillor John Rosie, who died on Wednesday.
A former Highland League star who was charged with having underage sex has walked free from court after a jury delivered a not proven verdict.
Plea for Highland health bosses to seek emergency government funding to help with £100million black hole
Campaigners have urged Highland health chiefs to seek emergency Scottish Government funding to help with a £100million black hole.
Work will finally get underway on a long awaited upgrade of a notorious stretch of the A9 next year.
The number of patient transfers by ambulance from Caithness to Inverness has almost doubled in five years, leaving greater reliance on crews from outwith the county.
Highland health campaigners are heading to Holyrood with a 5,000-signature petition demanding better services.
Major roadworks at Dunbeath in Caithness are likely to cause delays in and around the town from this morning - for the next five and a half weeks.
Highland health chiefs provoked fury last night by announcing the "temporary" closure of an emergency care unit at a hospital in Caithness.
Another "shocking" ambulance delay has highlighted a continuing crisis, according to a north MSP.
A Caithness distillery on the famous NC500 route has embarked on a major expansion to deal with its soaring popularity.
The family of Wick man Kevin McLeod have voiced their fury at the news that Scotland's murder squad will take no further action after re-examining his unexplained death.
Senior councillors want an "independent" review of the controversial downgrading of maternity services in Caithness amid claims it has left patient safety at risk.
Claims that ambulance provision in the far north is to be cut has been denied by the service.
Thieves tried to break into the shop in a Caithness village.
It is hoped a Scandinavian touch will better prepare the Highlands for a jobs boom.
The first of 180 massive radioactive blocks of concrete have been removed from a Scottish nuclear "swimming pool."
A group which has campaigned against changes to maternity provision in Caithness has agreed to "set aside" their differences and work with NHS Highland.
UK nuclear records from 17 sites dating back to the 1940s will be on public show for the first time today at a new archive in Caithness.
One of the UK's top coastguards is flying north today to try to defuse a row which led to the resignation of an entire team of rescuers.
A renewable energy developer is appealing to the Scottish Government over a decision by Highland Council to refuse their plans to build 12 wind turbines in Caithness.
Specialist dive teams continued the search for a missing Aberdeenshire kayaker yesterday as police released images of the clothes he may have been wearing.
More than 90 jobs are expected to be created at Wick Harbour as part of the £10million spin-off from major offshore renewable energy contracts in the coming months.
Young professionals and their families are being discouraged from taking up prime jobs in Caithness amid fears over local health services, it has been claimed.
The Scottish Ambulance Service's north manager Milne Weir insisted it was committed to ensuring patients get the right resource at the right time, in line with a new "clinical response model."
A conservation charity dedicated to saving Scotland's endangered wildcat from extinction has announced plans for a new "safe haven" for the species in the far north.
Gordonians and Caithness are the new joint leaders in Caledonia 1 after Alloa surprisingly lost 35-0 to Glenrothes in Fife.