State, feds confirm avian flu in Agnew

The resident flock of chickens at Agnew Grocery and Feed, a farm store located only a few miles from the property where the H5N2 infected flock resided, were tested Monday by U. S. Department of Agriculture staff to ensure the flu hadn’t spread.  - Sequim Gazette photo by Alana Linderoth
  • Jan 21, 2015 at 11:30AM

In response to a confirmed case of avian influenza on Friday from a mixed flock of domestic poultry in Agnew, officials from both state and federal agencies with the Department of Agriculture are undergoing surveillance of the area and preparing to establish a quarantine zone surrounding the property.


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Searchers, aided by several dog teams, located and recovered the body of missing hiker James Thomas Griffin in very rugged terrain near the Boulder Creek trailhead on Jan. 25.

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Carbon emissions reduction plan could generate funds for education, transportation

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Farmers, private businesses and neighboring communities could have more access to water if legislators succeed in requiring state agencies to lease surplus water rights on public land.

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