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2008-07-29 09:00:46

Searchers found two lost hikers unharmed near Goose Lake in Boulder County on Monday. Rocky Mountain Rescue Group volunteers found the men northwest of Nederland at about 8:40 a.m., the Boulder County Sheriff's Office reported. The search was launched after the two failed to return as planned Sunday evening. Patrick Nelson, 21, of Cedar Rapids, Iowa, and Sean Klomparens, 20, of Rockville, Md., said they'd strayed from their planned route on the Arapahoe Peak Trail from Buckingham...

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Arapaho National Forest
2013-11-01 13:34:45

Arapaho National Forest is a National Forest found in north-central Colorado, United States. The facility is managed jointly with the Roosevelt National Forest and the Pawnee National Grassland from the United States Forest Service office located in Fort Collins, Colorado. The combined facility of 1,730,603 acres is represented as ARP (Arapaho, Roosevelt, Pawnee) by the Forest Service. Separately, the Arapaho National Forest is made up of 723,744 acres. The forest is located within the...

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Word of the Day
  • Exultant; jubilant; triumphant; on the high horse.
  • Tipsy; slightly intoxicated.
This word may come from the phrase 'to set cock on hoop,' or 'to drink festively.' Its origin otherwise is unclear. A theory, according to the Word Detective, is that it's a 'transliteration of the French phrase 'coq a huppe,' meaning a rooster displaying its crest ('huppe') in a pose of proud defiance.' Therefore, 'cock-a-hoop' would 'liken a drunken man to a boastful and aggressive rooster.'