A 'heartless and wicked' thug who raped and brutally assaulted two women over a 35-year period has been jailed.
Transport bosses at the Scottish Government have said they will review a report into the feasibility of a Far North sleeper train.
New sauna, steam room, changing rooms and reception… Thurso Swimming Pool has been given a multimillion-pound makeover
A 50-year-old Highland leisure centre has been given a multi-million pound makeover.
Here are three stories that you may have missed from Wick Sheriff Court this week.
The A9 had reopened after an earlier accident in Thurso.
Work is to be carried out to assess what needs to be done to protect two Highland coastal communities from flooding.
There have been fond tributes to veteran Highland councillor John Rosie, who died on Wednesday.
The projections are looking good for film fans in the north.
Highland health chiefs have dropped Alzheimer Scotland as a day care provider in Wick and Thurso.
The A836 Tarlogie to John o' Groats road has been completely reopened following a crash.
Police are currently in attendance at a crash near Thurso.
An emergency care unit at a hospital in Caithness has fully reopened.
Highland health chiefs provoked fury last night by announcing the "temporary" closure of an emergency care unit at a hospital in Caithness.
A Thurso man narrowly avoided a prison sentence yesterday after admitting an assault outside a town pub.
A Highland man who started a fire in the block of flats where he lived was jailed for a year yesterday.
A trio who engaged in a "chaotic" brawl in a Wick street were each ordered to carry out 72 hours of unpaid work.
The first of 180 massive radioactive blocks of concrete have been removed from a Scottish nuclear "swimming pool."
One of two bungling burglars who took part in an armed attempted robbery in a north town has been jailed for 23 months.
A man appeared in court after his car rolled along a street, driverless, and crashed into parked cars.
It was 3am in the morning when Shaun Sutherland emerged from a junction without making sure the road was clear.
A Thurso man who admitted an assault outside a town pub was warned by a sheriff he could face a prison sentence.
When Duncan Cormack was called up in 1942 he had never heard of the Royal Marines, but the commando training appealed and he was looking for excitement.
A driver was so concerned about another motorist's erratic behaviour that he phoned the police.
A drunk man who posted a video online of a couple having sex in a busy north nightclub was described by a sheriff yesterday as "beyond belief".
Caithness head coach Tom McGee wants his players to use their recent stop-start schedule to their advantage.
A woman is being flown to hospital in Inverness after her 4x4 vehicle hit a tree near Thurso.
A man who left his opponent in a street fight lying unconscious was yesterday fined £500 by a sheriff who said that the assault could have had serious consequences.
A Thurso man admitted charges of threatening and obstructive behaviour and assault, a court heard.
Two of the north's rejuvenated whisky brands are celebrating a successful end to 2016.
A Thurso man threatened to burn down his ex-girlfriend's house Wick Sheriff Court heard yesterday.
Police are urging drivers to lock their vehicles after thefts from two unlocked vehicles in Thurso.
A man caught carrying a cosh in a north town has been jailed for four-and-a-half months by a sheriff who warned that such an offence won't be tolerated.