There was thanks for frontline workers and fears about the longer-term impact of the lockdown.
As lockdown restrictions relaxed many businesses were preparing to reopen, while a row broke out over coronavirus test samples found next to the A9.
As many businesses got set to reopen others faced tough decisions and figures began to emerge showing the extent of the upheaval lockdown was causing.
People of all ages continued to do what they could to help and there was disagreement over how Highland Council was being managed.
Today marks exactly a year since lockdown was imposed across the UK in the face of the coronavirus pandemic.
NHS Highland is under strain following a rise in Covid-19 numbers in the area which has left the health board short staffed.