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 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

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

Super Docent Report….

All our lighthouse docents are super-duper of course, but here is a detailed report for one weekend in June: Ben Greene, Christina (Tina) Wienhold Greene and Nancy McCoy served as docents this past weekend. We had a terrific time. The … 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

Our Biggest Birthday Party Yet!

Yesterday, August 27th, two boats each carrying 30 guests, left front Brandt’s Landing on Orcas Island heading to Patos Island for our 124th Birthday Party. Imagine our little lighthouse with 70+ visitors inside (some guests were already visiting Patos) and … Continue reading