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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Public lands’ surplus water rights could aid farmers, communities

  • Jan 24, 2015 at 4:00AM

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.

Ballots out for Sequim school bond as district seeks to pass $49.2M construction plan

  • Jan 21, 2015 at 1:00PM

With ballots in the mail today, Jan. 21, Sequim School District officials and supporters have until Tuesday, Feb. 10, to anxiously await to know whether their re-crafted construction bond will get voters’ approval.

Sequim bond presentations continue; issue hits airwaves on KSQM

  • Jan 21, 2015 at 12:37PM

School district officials host a series of public forums detailing the $49 million school construction bond proposal that comes to voters in a special election in February.

Landowner workshop to focus on bluff erosion

  • Jan 21, 2015 at 12:30PM

Emerging from the Shoreline Management Act in 1971, a Clallam County-specific Shoreline Master Program was developed, but a lot has changed since the 1970s.

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