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.
Council-run ferry services throughout the region are need a sustainable future- with Orkney, Argyll and Shetland looking to the Scottish Government to intervene.
Oban's lifeboat crew rescued two stranded crew members and their dogs after their boat ground to a halt on Monday evening.
Paramedics had to hitch a ride from lifeboat crews to attend to two separate casualties on two remote islands.
Legend has it he came to a Scottish island the year before St Columba arrived on Iona - although few are familiar with his name.
KE-BANG! Just as the last bit of air was being squeezed into the bike tyre, it burst.
It was a far cry from the House of Commons when MP Brendan O’Hara joined the Big Lismore Dig as a volunteer to uncover a medieval cathedral dating as far back as the 12th century.
Oban lifeboat came to the aid of a stricken yacht off Lismore on Saturday night.
Police were ferried by lifeboat to a Scottish island with less than 200 people to investigate reports of a rare crime.
A fire aboard a 500-tonne live fish carrying vessel yesterday resulted engine failure and a call-out for a local lifeboat.
A quartet of newborn seal pups had to be rescued from islands off the west coast after being separated from their mothers during storms.
An island school in Argyll has received a good report card from inspectors.
Oban Lifeboat has been tasked to go to the aid of two young people who have been at sea all night in a small dinghy.
A baron who is the only person to share a passport title with the Queen has put his ancient family home up for sale.
Ferry services are in chaos today as the first day of June arrived with a yellow weather warning for wind.