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

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

Lighthouse 125th Birthday Party!!!!!

Keepers of the Patos Light Celebrate History and Rebirth Another tour on Aug. 15 is scheduled Posted on August 10, 2018 — by Margie Doyle — Edrie Vinson, right, and her granddaughter Terri, serve the anniversary cake on Patos Island … Continue reading

2018 Keepers Work Party Information and Schedule!

  Volunteer information From Coordinator, Sandy Evans: We generally have work parties once a month. I have attached an overview of what is required. Work parties are scheduled: April Earth Day camp out/wake up the island work party: Wednesday, April … Continue reading

December Membership Campaign!

Each December we ask our members to renew their valued membership in Keepers of the Patos Light and this year is no different. Please consider renewing or joining for the first time…we couldn’t do all that we do without you!!!! … Continue reading

Still Room on the June 22nd Work Party Boat!

There are still a couple spaces on the State Parks boat going out to Patos Island early on June 22nd. To sign up and/or if you have questions, please contact Sandy Evans, Work Party leader, at: evans.sandy@frontier.com … Continue reading

Overnight Camp Out Work Party a Great Success

On April 20th, 10 intrepid Keepers of the Patos Light Volunteers arrived on Patos Island, courtesy of Washing State Parks, for an overnight Camp Out. Trails were cut back, grass was weed whipped, campsites were cleaned and the annual blackberry … Continue reading