Councillors have highlighted a 25 per cent rise in Wick passenger numbers as they fight for the continuation of a vital Scottish Government subsidy.
But there is little information on roads spending as the £602.5 million budget seeks to plug a £65 million blackhole.
Caithness councillor Karl Rosie has joined the Highland Independent group on the local authority, saying he wants to "put people before politics".
Cuts to Network Rail increase the likelihood of railway line failures and cancellations, Highland RMT members have warned after more disruption.
Providing council-owned & managed allotments across the Highlands must be included in the local authority's latest review, the region's Greens argue.
Communities along the route of the proposed new pylon line are "powerless" and need strong voices in parliament, a public meeting in Dunbeath heard.
Jamie Stone is pushing for an undersea option rather than have a controversial line of huge new electricity pylons cutting through the Highlands.
593 staff past and present were overpaid and now face salary reductions, debt recovery and legal action to force the return of cash.
Caithness, Sutherland and Easter Ross MP Jamie Stone has expressed surprise at the decision by his former election rival Karl Rosie to quit the SNP.
Edward Mountain had been under fire for the £129 bill which, while legal, drew flak from politicians who argued he shouldn't claim for his own error.
The Greens MSP says 'I am actively advocating for the establishment of a dedicated degree-level course in horticulture and business skills.'
New figures from the Crofting Commission show a big increase in new entrants to crofting – with over 500 joining the sector in the year to March 2023.
Labour MSP Rhoda Grant led a debate in Holyrood about the Bank of Scotland's decision to withdraw mobile branch services across the country.