She says 'if there are not enough jobs, not enough houses, unreliable transport and public services in these communities, people will not stay.'
See pics of opening night as Society of Caithness Artists brings a redundant gallery back to life in Thurso. Local MP and councillor attend.
Holyrood Notebook by Edward Mountain
The leader of Highland Council has demanded his own party’s education secretary provide “greater equity with the rest of Scotland” for schools.
A Highland MSP has written to the transport minister ahead of the expected government statement on A9 dualling, calling for action on four sections.
Chamber of Commerce boss Colin Marr says the routes are popular with tourists 'so there will be a further impact on our hospitality businesses.'
This month as part of its ‘Building a New Scotland’ series, the Scottish Government published its migration policy for an independent Scotland.
He says 'no other employer I know would have accepted his excuses and borne his costs, especially as his current salary is close to £120,000.'
Four days of strike action by Scottish Water staff will begin as planned on Friday over a pay dispute, with "serious implications" for services.
Jamie's Journal by Jamie Stone
A pupil at Wick High School is hoping to make a difference after being elected to chair the Highland Youth Parliament for the coming year.
The Inverness Courier won the News Media Association’s Making a Difference award 2023 for 'outstanding efforts in driving change'.
Jamie Stone has urged the Scottish Government to recognise the "dangerous realities" facing mothers who have to travel to Raigmore to give birth.