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

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

Lighthouse Environmental Programs, License Plate Grants

Our beloved lighthouse received a $4000 grant in 2017 from Lighthouse Environmental Programs, a non-profit which funds lighthouse projects through sales of the Washington Lighthouse license plates.   Witht the money we received last year, we were able to fund our … Continue reading