The Shetland Folk Festival will celebrate its 40th anniversary in style this spring.
A plea has gone out to the 200 islanders on Coll to step forward and help save the local air service by taking safety jobs at the airport.
The Orkney Alcohol Counselling and Advisory Service is to close at the end of this month due to a lack of funding.
More than £10 million worth of upgrade works are being carried out at Lochmaddy Pier in North Uist.
New fuel tanks will help a community company on South Uist to capitalise on the island's growing harbour.
An island golf club that has become home to a white-tailed sea eagle nest has been shortlisted for an environmental award.
Police are investigating after two cats were shot in the quiet village of Tobermory.
Disappointment has been voiced that a freight ship will once again be used while Orkney ferry HM Hamnavoe is being refitted.
An urgent review into ambulance cover in Orkney is being demanded by MSP Liam McArthur.
Three Orkney hermits believe they are the first group to be excommunicated from the Catholic church since the reformation.
With views like this, the first thing you’d want to do in the morning is leap out of bed and pull back the curtains.
Shetland’s tourism industry has reiterated its opposition to the introduction of a local tourism tax.
People are being asked to submit photographs to be sent to the moon during the Hebridean Dark Skies Festival next month.
A new sculpture of St Magnus of Orkney has been unveiled at St Mary's Church in Inverness.
An islander who has played a big part in the resurgence of Harris Tweed has been made a CBE for services to business.
Uist Gymnastics Club has received a donation from The Scottish Salmon Company (SSC).
New evidence of a massive lightning strike at the centre of a hidden stone circle in the Western Isles could shed light on the mystery of why such monuments were created.
As Christmas shoppers bustled in Lerwick town centre yesterday the best window in Shetland's main town was announced.
The leader of Orkney Islands Council has accused the Scottish Government of "blatant discrimination" in the funding of local ferry services.
A new-build community campus for Barra and Vatersay will combine health, social care, learning and community facilities under one roof.
Scottish place names seem to be popular inspiration for parents in the Highlands.
Western Isles music sensation Peat and Diesel are making a bid for Christmas number one with their take on Fairytale of New York.
Liberal Democrat Alistair Carmichael has been re-elected to represent Orkney for the sixth time since 2001.
A historic kirk in the Outer Hebrides will be repaired with the help of a £10,000 donation from two Catholic congregations.
A village in the Western Isles is believed to be the first in the country to have converted to LED lighting.
The Shetland Islands and surrounding seafloor were covered by a massive ice sheet around 21,000 years ago, it has emerged.
A bullied health worker has received a five-figure payout after being discriminated against because of her sexuality.
Scottish rock legends Texas will headline the award-winning Hebridean Celtic Festival's 25th anniversary celebration next summer.
Elite athletes from the islands are being given the opportunity to benefit from a scheme to support them with travel costs.
Plans are being organised to replace the ageing Lismore passenger ferry as it will fail to meet new safety regulations being introduced in coming years.
A sperm whale which washed up in the Western Isles had a staggering 16 stone of plastic in its belly.
A call is being made for a public inquiry into the condition of CalMac's vessels after another ferry experienced problems straight after coming out of dry dock.