Jack White Announces Acoustic Performance On Late Night TV, Shares New Acoustic Single

first_imgJust last month, guitarist Jack White announced a new release spotlighting the acoustic side of his career. While White is probably best known for his electric guitar playing, his acoustic efforts have not gone unnoticed. His final live performances before taking a hiatus were all acoustic, and the guitarist has a career’s worth of material for his forthcoming release, Jack White Acoustic Recordings 1998-2016.Today, White has made some exciting announcements surrounding the release. The first involves some late night television action, as fans will get to watch Jack White perform acoustically on The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon on September 9th! The second is an actual recording from the acoustic release, as White has shared a version of “Carolina Drama” by The Raconteurs featuring acoustic instrumentation.Listen to the newly-released “Carolina Drama” streaming below.Finally, White has also announced that his label, Third Man Records, will be releasing the Acoustic Recordings album on limited-edition blue vinyl. Take a look at the new release below, and be sure to snab a copy when it comes out on September 9th.last_img read more

West Virginia’s Camp Creek State Park opens new primitive camping cabin

first_img“As the months roll by, it’s clear that the virus is going to be with is a profound way, for the foreseeable future,” CEO Eric Artz said in an email to staff. “We’re doing great work serving customer demand right now, but there’s a lot we still don’t know about the long-term impacts to the economy and the full impact to our business.”  Statistics provided by the U.S. Travel Association show many people are traveling hundreds of miles across state lines to visit national parks, National Parks Traveler reports. At Yellowstone National Park, for example, 91 percent of tourists drove more than 200 miles to visit the park since its reopening in May, the data shows. At the Grand Canyon, 78% of visitors at the South Rim drove more than 200 miles for a visit.  Hiker standing near a ledge at Lindy Point in West Virginia – Photo by Michael Ver Sprill courtesy of Getty Images West Virginia’s Camp Creek State Park opens new primitive camping cabin REI to lay off 400 retail employees Statistics show visitors are flocking to national parks, despite virus In a sign of the times, REI announced that they will lay off 400 retail employees this week, cutting the company’s retail workforce by approximately 3%. Earlier in the year, the company laid off about 300 corporate employees at their headquarters in Kent, Washington. REI says the most recent cuts will impact employees that have not returned to work yet, including some who do not wish to return. The cabin is located on the forest side of Camp Creek and is accessed by hiking more than three miles up the mountain. “This cabin is really special and perfect for people who want to escape to the mountains and experience what cabin life was like a century ago,” Camp Creek Superintendent Frank Ratcliffe said. To reserve the cabin, call 1-833-WVPARKS. A new cabin featuring rustic accommodations and a primitive, off-the-grid experience was dedicated at Camp Creek State Park and Forest on Wednesday and is now open for reservations, West Virginia Division of Natural Resources said in a news release. The cabin, called the Ranger Outpost Cabin, is the first of its type offered at the park. last_img read more

GoodBulk Takes Delivery of First CVI Bulker

first_imgBermuda-incorporated owner and operator of dry bulk vessels GoodBulk has taken delivery of Aquarange, a 2011-built Capesize vessel. The 179,842 dwt bulker, previously known as RS Iron Range, was purchased by GoodBulk from CarVal Investors (CVI), an investment arm of Cargill, on October 26.As explained, the ship is one of seven Capesize bulk carriers acquired from funds managed by CVI and was financed with a combination of cash on hand, availability under existing credit facilities, and the issuance of new common shares.The vessel will be employed in the spot market via the Capesize Revenue Sharing Agreement (Capesize RSA) managed by C Transport Maritime SAM (CTM), GoodBulk said.Including Aquarange, GoodBulk currently has an on the water fleet of ten Capesize, one Panamax and two Supramax vessels operating in the spot market, with an additional six Capesize vessels to bedelivered between the fourth quarter of 2017 and the first quarter of 2018.The company has an option to acquire an additional six Capesize vessels from funds managed by CVI.last_img read more

Wellington police notes: Monday, Oct. 7, 2013

first_imgWellington Police notes for Monday, October 07, 2013:•On October 2, 2013 at 9 a.m. officers took a report of suspicious activity in the 200 block W. 4th, Wellington.•12:40 p.m. Officers investigated a burglary in the 1700 block N. A, Wellington.•2:29 p.m. Officers investigated a theft in the 1200 block S. G, Wellington.•6:15 p.m. Jimmie L. Ybarra, 68, Wellington was issued a notice to appear charged with fail to yield right of way.•6:17 p.m. Non-Injury accident at Lincoln and Fair, Wellington involving vehicles operated by Jimmie L. Ybarra, 68, Wellington and Floyd R. Thompson, 84, Wellington.•6:47 p.m. Johanna R. Harrison, 21, Wellington was issued a notice to appear charged with inattentive driving.•6:50 p.m. Non-Injury accident in the 1000 block N. Boundary, Wellington involved vehicles operated by Johnna R. Harrison, 21, Wellington and Dianna S. Patterson, 43, Wellington.last_img read more