Want To Be A Lighthouse Docent? Here’s Your Chance!

  There are still open days and weekends for Docents. For additional information and/or to sign up: Contact Tracy at: outdoors@rockisland.com Or: patoslighkeepers@hotmail.com Note: In order to be a docent on Patos, at least one member of the group must … Continue reading

From our Docent Coordinator on the Upcoming Season!!!

Contact us @: outdoors@rockisland.com or patoslightkeepers@hotmail.com Dear Patos Island KOPL friends,   Thank you to all of you already scheduled to volunteer on Patos this summer as a lighthouse keeper. I’m trusting you all  have your dates confirmed. The season starts … Continue reading

First Look! Patos Island/KOPL Work Parties for 2020!

Let’s wake-up, clean up and primp up the Island on May 21, 2020. Join us for our world-famous spring camp-out and clean-up. In 2020, we plan, as usual, to have a Patos Island Work Party every month from May to … Continue reading

More On the Orcas Museum Exhibit @ Rosario

From our President, Edrie Vinson: The Orcas Island Historical Museum voted to have their Christmas display at Rosario on the Patos Lighthouse. They will use the photos I borrowed from many of you for the Washington Rural Heritage project. They … Continue reading

Patos Lighthouse Exhibit at the Orcas Island Historical Museum

Patos Island Lighthouse exhibit opens at historical museum Mon Oct 15th, 2018 1:30am If you didn’t get a chance to visit the Patos Island Lighthouse exhibit on Patos Island, you will now get a chance to view it on Orcas … Continue reading

Patos Lighthouse Closed for the Winter

Our little lighthouse is now closed for the winter. The lighthouse will reopen with a staff of Docent Volunteers sometime in May of 2019. The first work party will go out in April of 2019. For information on either volunteering … Continue reading

Patos Island Lighthouse Photos and Documents Digitized

Patos Island Lighthouse photos and documents digitized Sun Sep 16th, 2018 1:30am Life Harry D Mahler, 1st keeper of Patos Fog Signal Station, Patos Island, Washington 1893. by Nita Couchman Orcas Island Library Orcas Island Library received a 2017 grant … Continue reading