Nuiqsut is located just off the Colville River headwaters at the Beaufort Sea and 136 miles southeast of Utqiagvik. The Colville River Delta has traditionally been a gathering and trading place fo the Inupiat and is a good source for hunting and fishing. Nuiqsut was incorporated as a second class city in 1975 after 27 families migrated back from Utqiagvik.
Please call or email the City of Nuiqsut to receive a copy of our current EO-09 on Coronavirus to help protect the Community of Nuiqsut.
We have no active cases but a few households in quarantine. Please take the extra precautions when you need to be outside your home or place of work. The City doors are open to the Public.
With many challenges and changes over the last year, the City of Nuiqsut has made a lot of progress. Please continue to be patient with the staff as they acclimate to their positions.
City of Nuiqsut holds the contract with the USPS offering the CPO for the community of Nuiqsut. Office hours are Mon-Fri 9am - 5pm & Sat 11am - 4:30pm
Phone - 907-480-6529
All persons in Nuiqsut should *Frequent hand washing* *Practice social distancing*
Critical Infrastructure and Essential Workers are still required to work to continue providing critical services to the community and businesses.
HELP KEEP THE SPREAD OF THE VIRUS BY STAYING AWAY FROM OTHERS
Teen Center is open for the children 6 on up. Staff is making sure all kids who enter the Teen Center wash their hands. Use the Main Kisik Center Entrance and Exit on the Teen Center side. We have a busy year to look forward to and so happy to see all the children's smiling faces. The Teen Center is not a place to drop off kids and expect the staff to say when and where they can leave or go.
City Office is waiting for the NSB Mitigation check to arrive. Surveys are being prepared. Once done, we will start asking residents to fill out.