A Caithness Highland councillor is appalled that no new upgrades in the trunk road network north of Dornoch are being scheduled over the next 10 years.
Members of the public are to be asked their thoughts on how Highland town centres can be improved.
North councillors say population decline in their counties is reaching a point where villages "can’t even raise a football team between them".
A far north Highland Councillor fears not enough checks are in place to warn of the recurrence of further landslips on the most northerly section of the A9.
A former chief inspector has been appointed to lead Highland Council's relationship with the emergency services
People power has edged Highland Council closer to scrapping the Scottish Government-imposed council tax freeze.
A shake-up of north election arrangements has been agreed, despite pleas by councillors to save some rural polling stations.