Jamie Stone of the Liberal Democrats beat off the SNP's Karl Rosie by just 204 votes – but admitted that it had been a “terrible night” for his party.
Thurso Players' pantomime The Little Mermaid, which runs until Saturday, is proving to be a splash hit with audiences.
Caithness Chamber of Commerce is calling on Boris Johnson's new Government to listen to what businesses have to say and act on their concerns.
A radioactive emission at Dounreay in February "contravened multiple conditions" of its radioactive substances authorisation, it has emerged.
A decision to disband a bus users' group was made "without telling anyone", according to campaigner and former community councillor Brenda Herrick.
Pupils of Melvich Primary and Early Learning Centre staged a successful retelling the story of the first Christmas, entitled It’s a Party.
Thurso's Hogmanay revellers can now take in the bells in the town centre after the lightning-damaged town clock was repaired this week.
A Caithness woman who is a hydrogeologist in the mining industry in Australia has won an award for encouraging children to get involved in science.
A former Lybster teacher and part-time pantomime dame returned to Caithness with a one-man show.
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Academy skipper Farquhar was struggling to be fit for rained-off fixture
Halkirk United came away with a 5-1 win in the latest of their Football Time Cup group matches in quagmire conditions against Bunillidh Thistle.
Youngster Macintosh hits the goal trail for Vikings
Students at the Caithness Tang Soo Do martial arts club have been awarded next-level belts after some tough testing at the Ross Institute in Halkirk.
Caithness run in six tries to defeat Carrick in 34-7 victory
Caithness Small Bore Rifle Association's winter league season is under way, with two shooters in round one hitting the maximum score of 100.
Wick and District Darts League's annual league pairs titles were up for grabs this week.
Good weather helped ensure a successful day at the annual Christmas show held by the Caithness Riding for the Disabled group.
Nicky Marr is preparing for Christmas after a visit to her nearest farm shop – but she wonders what more we can do to reduce our throwaway habits
ArtyNess: Ahead of her band's big Hogmanay show, Liza Mulholland ponders the chemical concoction that leads to nerves and the rush of performance
As the Scottish Avalanche Information Service launches its forecasts, John Davidson heads up into the high mountains for a taste of winter
DREADING the post-Christmas blues? Don't worry – there's still plenty going on to keep your festive spirits up...
Celebrity chef Raymond Blanc reveals his passion for heritage apples and offers tips on the best types to grow for specific dishes
Superb panto magic in Old Baghdad
The "Highlands' best party band" bow out with two last gigs in Inverness, starting with the Market Bar this Friday.
Band signed to label Creation 23 join Primal Scream
Sell-out Inverness Ironworks gig tonight
This week's picks include winter wonderlands, crunching charity riffs, and dancing queens.
The 2019 Solstice Shorts Festival of live new stories, poems and songs on the shortest day of the year will take place in Peterhead.
CLAN Cancer Support is calling for artists from across the north-east to create designs for its Light the North trail lighthouses.