A novel health programme introducing medical students to GP life in the Highlands could ultimately lead to a large number of doctor vacancies in the region being filled with new blood.
A Ross-shire town aims to revive its flagging fortunes by establishing a Business Improvement District (Bid).
An MSP has called for Gaelic to be given Unesco status as she delivered an entire Holyrood speech in the language.
A Highland MSP has become the latest critic of plans to "re-wild" an estate in the north of Scotland.
Hundreds of jobs and £130m investment as Highland councillors approve Fort William alloy wheels factory
Hundreds of jobs will be created in Fort William after Highland councillors approved plans for an alloy car wheels factory in the town.
US broadcaster CNN has been invited on a fact-finding mission to Skye after it ranked the island among its top 12 global attractions to avoid this summer.
The Comhairle nan Eilean Siar has become the first council in Scotland to pledge to go plastic straw-free.
The “galling” extra delivery costs paid out by people across the north have been revealed in an eye-opening region by region breakdown.
It has emerged that companies are charging extra to deliver parcels to parts of Moray and the Highlands because they are not considered to be on the “mainland”.
All children at school in Scotland would benefit from speaking and recognising a few basic Gaelic words, according to a local MSP.
Skye could be turned into the “world’s first bilingual Geopark” as part of a new strategy to alleviate pressure on the island’s tourist hotspots.
Pressure is mounting on the Scottish Government to ensure a fit for purpose health provision in the north of Skye.
An MSP is demanding to know why pupils at a Highland primary school have been taught by four different teachers – for a second consecutive year.
The chairwoman of a parliamentary committee has backed calls for the Gaelic language to be awarded Unesco status in order to preserve its cultural heritage.
Lochaber councillors claim they have little evidence that a new £20million hospital will be built in the region.
Young people in the Highlands shouldn't measure their worth by the number of friends they have on Facebook, according to a politician.
A bus service on Skye will return on a reduced basis - three weeks after it was axed.
Skye's MSP has tabled a parliamentary motion welcoming Staffin Community Trust's planning application to build six new houses in the area.
Safety goggles, power cables and art easels… Some of the things parents have been forced to spend thousands on for pupils at top north school
Parents are having to spend thousands of pounds a year to buy textbooks and basic equipment for pupils at one of the north's top performing schools.
A Highland MSP has been reprimanded by First Minister Nicola Sturgeon for breaking an embargo over a crucial report, the Press and Journal can reveal.
The plight of residents in a Skye care home which is set to close in two months was raised in the Scottish Parliament yesterday.
A farmer has been locked in a compensation row with railway bosses after a valuable cow was killed after being hit by a train.
The Highland economy is strong - but it could be stronger. The task for the Scottish Government is to drive growth in productivity and the economy. Not as an end in itself but so that we have job opportunities, career progression and a steady income.
Northern Isles Liberal Democrats have branded SNP efforts to settle the bitter row over the scrapping of the Highlands and Islands Enterprise board as a "panicked attempt to save face".
The Highlands risks "significant" depopulation due to draconian planning laws, a local MSP has warned.
An SNP MSP has challenged her own government to base the replacement Highlands and Islands Enterprise (HIE) board in the region.
A Highlands and Islands Enterprise (HIE) will not be scrapped - but could face being "centralised by the back door".
Angus Robertson has warned Theresa May her "days as Prime Minister of a United Kingdom are numbered" if she "continues to ignore" Scotland.
The UK Government was facing a storm of criticism last night as time ran out for an Australian couple battling to stay in Scotland.
A record number of school leavers in Highland area are going into work, training or study - beating the national average.
An Australian family due to be deported next week has been given an 11th hour reprieve.
The SNP retained Skye, Lochaber and Badenoch - one of the largest constituencies in Scotland - with a significant increase in its majority.