Concerns have been raised over the proposed merger of Shetland College, Train Scotland and the North Atlantic Fisheries College.
A ferry crewman who photographed himself changing a light bulb on the main mast of a vessel has won an international competition.
The largest ferry in the west coast fleet, which plies the route between Ullapool and Stornoway, has been bought on behalf of the Scottish Government.
A representative from the Ministry of Energy in Chile has been seeking advice on windfarms from a group on the isle of Lewis.
Scotland's first closed-road rally returns to Mull after a two-year break this weekend.
Employees of Western Isles Council can all now expect to earn at least the living wage.
People on Skye are being asked to volunteer to help a charity working to alleviate loneliness among older people.
Flights to and from Barra, Tiree and Campbeltown will continue to be operated by Loganair.
Call for action as people arrested on Western Isle have human rights ‘diminished’ by being locked up miles away
A councillor has claimed that people arrested on the west coast are having their human rights violated by being taken to cells miles away from their homes.
Depopulation is a ‘real threat’ to some island communities, says Scottish Government strategy document
Falling population is a “real threat” to the future of many Scottish island communities, a Scottish Government report has warned.
A passenger-only service will be in place on the ferry route between Mull and Morvern while work takes place at Lochaline.
It is the final push to mark mountaineering history on the isle of Skye.
The "scunner factor" could be leading to a lack of interest in local democracy in the isles, according to a local MP.
It is one Scotland's smallest and best loved festivals.
A fire engine serviced by volunteers in Stornoway is joining three other emergency vehicles being sent by Highland-based charity Blythswood Care to Moldova in Eastern Europe.
Anyone with a passion for Uist and the Outer Hebrides, or tales to tell about the islands, is encouraged to get involved in an audio tour project.
A woman has died in a crash while cycling on the Isle of Mull.
A well-respected South Uist woman and former councillor has died following an accident in Glasgow.
An 80-year-old pedestrian has died following a collision on Shetland.
Competitors and spectators planning to attend the World Stone Skimming Championships on Easdale island are being warned of possible ferry delays at lunchtime.
Scotland’s islands are showing signs that decades of population decline are being overcome with young people moving back to the country’s most remote communities, it has been claimed.
Crofters in the north of Lewis have expressed concern over a recent spike in dog-worrying incidents.
A shipbuilding contract for the new Islay ferry is expected to be awarded in autumn next year.
Seven men from the Highlands and islands will be reported in connection with alleged drink-driving offences.
Plans to hook Orkney to the national grid could take a step forward this week with councillors being urged to approve proposals for a new electricity substation on the Caithness coast.
The family and friends of Manchester bombing victim Eilidh MacLeod have helped rally almost £20,000 to help youngsters realise their musical ambitions.
An Orkney school has been described as the heart, soul and future of its island community in a glowing report by inspectors.
Staff at the Highlands and islands’ largest independent television production company have been given a stake in its future after it became an employee-owned business.
A council chief has apologised to islanders on Mull and Iona for a flawed parking management exercise.
A salmon farmer has been granted approval to build six new eco-friendly homes on the remote island of Eday in Orkney.
Skippers and vessel owners in the Outer Hebrides are being urged to take part in a major research project to better understand the UK’s fishing fleet and its economic performance.
The co-author of a book on the Iolaire disaster and a champion of Gaelic education have been awarded honorary fellowships by the University of the Highlands and Islands.