Opposition parties have seized a tighter control of Perth and Kinross Council after a bid to oust two rogue councillors dramatically backfired.
Health chiefs have confirmed they are pressing ahead with a controversial review of mental health services, despite statements made at a recent NHS Tayside board meeting.
Scottish Ministers have rejected a human rights challenge by the owners of an illegally-built bungalow in rural Perthshire.
Once upon a time, not too long ago, there was something reassuringly mundane about Perth and Kinross Council meetings.
Water was the theme at this weekend's Birnam Highland Games.
A Tayside prison officer has triumphed at an international photography contest.
A derelict city centre hotel, which is steadily caving in on itself, has become an unwelcome visitor attraction.
A letter written by murdered aid worker David Haines to his parents in Perthshire has been revealed for the first time, just days before the fifth anniversary of his death.
Mental health charity PLUS Perth has lodged a formal complaint about the way its members were treated at a controversial meeting in the council chambers.
Police are probing an alleged assault at Perth bus station.