Windfarm bosses have insisted that a multi-millin pound windfarm off the coast of Caithness will be a boon in terms of jobs and money.
Hundreds of home care staff across the north are to be balloted over possible industrial action that could deprive vulnerable Highlanders of vital support.
An emergency council taskforce is being formed to tackle what some community leaders regard as "a crisis" of a fast-growing city failing to keep pace with a need for extra school places in Inverness.
Five councils across the north are joining forces to improve the crumbling roads network.
A man has been found seriously injured within a commercial property in the Lochinver area.
Highland councillors have railed against plans for a radical schools shake-up that could see headteachers handed significant control of budgets.
Plans for new schools and road improvements across the Highlands have been thrown into doubt as council chiefs admit they can't afford them.
Finance chiefs have revealed Highland Council is facing a funding black hole of between £130million and £187million.
A north mum who claims her autistic son has not properly attended school for four years plans to sue the council over what she calls "discrimination".
The north's council leader last night launched a blistering attack on her own education officials for failing to get to grips with an overcrowding crisis in city schools.
The controversial introduction of a charge to have garden waste bins uplifted has been taken up by 24,300.
A man "relighting the beacon of Liberalism" spoiled the SNP's hopes of repeating a hat-trick at Ross County last night.
A Scottish estate owner is seeking to overturn Scottish Government approval for a 22-turbine Highland wind farm within wild land in the first case of its kind.
Highland Council chiefs have agreed an escape clause if radical reforms go wrong.
An Inverness-shire shinty club is hopeful that work on its long-awaited new clubhouse will start late in the summer.
Highland councillors managed to set an example, by trimming their running costs last year while being forced to help save the organisation millions of pounds to balance its books.
Highland health chiefs have pledged that a further £100million budget cut over the next three years will not impact on patient care.
The Highlands have been put "at risk" by the exclusion of the SNP from the council's coalition, nationalists have claimed.
The main opposition party on Highland Council last night pledged to be "co-operative and not obstructive", despite a bad-tempered start to the new term.
Millions of pounds have been paid to carers to sit idle despite a staff shortage and massive budget cuts at NHS Highland, union leaders have claimed.
All five political groups within Highland Council are engaged in talks to shape a possible coalition administration in the wake of the local authority elections.
Police have issued an appeal for information after a home in Wick was broken into.
Highland MSP said she met defence secretary to discuss Fort George… When she had actually met his junior
A Highlands MSP has had to correct Holyrood's official record after mistakenly stating she had met UK defence secretary Michael Fallon.
Campaigners fear the Highland landscape could be blighted with dozens of new windfarms after a radical review of council planning policy.
Police are considering a complaint that a Highland Council election candidate adopted a new surname to feature more prominently on ballot papers.
Even before you step across the threshold of Kirk House, you can tell from the outside this house is going to be an interesting one.
Pippa Middleton is believed to be planning a Highland honeymoon.
Union leaders have claimed teaching staff have not been consulted about a reduction in the Highland school week, which will be introduced over an 18-month period from August.
Three staff have been suspended after an inquiry was launched into the handling of contracts at a Highland Council depot, the Press and Journal can reveal.
There have been fond tributes to veteran Highland councillor John Rosie, who died on Wednesday.
Enforced change and numerous retirements at Highland Council will guarantee new faces at the region's biggest local authority next month.
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.