Plans for a 600-house development between Oban and its outlying village of Dunbeg were given a seal of approval yesterday.
A Caithness care home team has been shortlisted for this year's Scottish Social Services Awards for its innovative approach to how they treat residents.
A former Free Church building in Sutherland is set for a new life as a retreat run by a psychotherapy clinic.
A woman whose son has severe autism says they have been left two months without support from Highland Council since she was moved 35 miles away from her family in Inverness.
Pupils and staff have finally moved into their new multi-million school complex in Wick.
A 19-year-old Inverness woman who glassed a man in the face in a city nightclub has six months to prove she can be of good behaviour before sentencing.
A sheriff has warned a man who carried out "an act of savage brutality" on his partner that he would probably face a prison sentence.
Harvesting seaweed could become a major business opportunity for fisherman, according to the north's development agency.
The ruined home of an elderly man who died in a fire in Caithness could be demolished.
Snow and wind caused travel disruption across parts of the Highlands yesterday - just days before the start of May.
A Highland man caught with hundreds of thousands of child porn images had so many illicit pictures police were unable to categorise them all.
An author's history of a Highland train line has been named railway book of the year.
Random acts of kindness from complete strangers tend to be few and far between these days.
Nearly a third of low earners in the Highlands and islands are regularly skipping meals to save money, according to a shocking new poll.
The north of Scotland is preparing for blizzard conditions this morning as a northerly wind brings in arctic air.
Nearly £13million could pour into council coffers across the north of Scotland under the Scottish Conservatives.
Fire crews have been called to a wildfire in the Highlands.
The Met Office has issued a yellow weather warning for snow for the north of Scotland.
A Highland woman is to cycle from Land's End to John O'Groats in support of an animal charity.
Keepers at Highland Wildlife Park will today unveil a new breeding complex to help the rarest big cat species in the world - but they will be kept out of sight.
Plans for a new 60-bed hotel on an eyesore site in Aviemore look set to be approved next week.
The mass poisoning of birds of prey in the Black Isle "brought shame on the Highlands" according to a local MSP.
One person was left seriously injured last night following a crash between a lorry and two cars in an area of roadworks on the A9 Inverness-Perth road.
The Highland Folk Museum in Newtonmore and Tour Skye Ltd are among 37 of the region's top tourism businesses heading to Scotland's biggest travel trade event next week.
A masterplan for a 600-house development between Oban and the village of Dunbeg will go before Argyll and Bute Council's planning committee next week.
A prize of £1,000 is up for grabs in a charity draw being organised by Oban RNLI.
A former council office in a Badenoch village could be set for a new lease of life as an arts studio.
Plans have been approved for the first phase of a world-class shooting lodge and spa in the Highlands which could create in excess of 100 jobs.
More than 60 jobs are being axed at Lifescan Scotland's Inverness facility - and most will work their last shift today.
A major police investigation into the mass poisoning of birds of prey in the Highlands has been dropped.
Here are the key events in the investigation: