OBU - Kobuk, Alaska

Laugviik aka Kobuk was founded in 1899 as a supply point for miners north of Kobuk. A trading post, school, and mission was initially built as residents from surrounding area came in to settle. In May 1973, a flood covered the entire village.

Kobuk is a traditional and customary use community located off the road system in the Iñupiaq region of northwest Alaska.