Did you know that a 44 kiloton atomic bomb was detonated near Rulison on September 10, 1969? It's hard to believe, but it's true. The folks at Westword, a Denver journal, have all the information. You'll also learn that on May 13, 1973, three 30 kiloton bombs were detonated in Rio Blanco county.
If you follow This Link, you'll leave the Connection website and go directly to the Westword article all about the blast, so you'll need to use the BACK button on your browser to return.