Stress Relief! $1000 Weekdays Coming!

Would winning $1000 relieve your stress? What if we threw in a beach getaway?! April 19-June 11, you’ll have three chances each weekday to win $1000 – and we’ll even throw in a free beach getaway if you win! $1000 Weekdays are on their way – click here for how to play!

Free! Covid-19 Vaccine!

With many more people now eligible for the Covid-19 vaccine, it can be a scramble finding an appointment but keep checking, as they are out there! The state’s Vaccine Locator website shows all the locations within 50 miles of you now offering free vaccines. The volunteer-run WA COVID Vaccine Finder and Vaccine Spotter are also great ways to find who’s giving vaccines.

Win! Flowers, Nature, and Coffee!

Win a year-long Discover Pass from Washington State Parks, a hanging fuchsia basket from DeGoede Bulb Farm and Gardens in Mossyrock, and a bag of hand-crafted whole-bean coffee from Cutters Point Coffee Co.! Play TriBond on KXXO Mixx 96.1, brought to you weekdays at 7:40am by the Law Offices of Althauser Rayan Abbarno! Contest number is 360-943-9696. You may win TriBond once every 60 days.

Win! That’s NOT Right Returns!

Embrace your nature! Play “That’s Not Right” weekdays at 3:20pm April 12-16 to win a year-long Discover Pass from Washington State Parks, as well as the beautifully illustrated children’s book Pemba and the Little Green Tree! Contest number is 360-943-9696. You may win “That’s Not Right” once every 60 days.

Win More! Join Loyal Listener Club!

KXXO Loyal Listener Club members get more chances to win – usually a new contest every week in Wednesday’s email! Click here to join (it’s FREE and your info will not be shared or sold). Loyal Listeners are the first to find out what we’re doing – and they’re also our advisory panel, letting us know what we can do to improve KXXO Mixx 96.1. Join now and help us build a better KXXO Mixx 96.1!

Donate! Support Hunger Walk!

Support Thurston’s Hunger Walk and help three local agencies (Community Kitchen, Meals on Wheels, and the Thurston County Food Bank) who are struggling to get food to those in need. Your donations are now more important than ever! 100% of the funds donated to our KXXO team page will be distributed to these life-saving agencies. 

Free Art! April is Olympia Arts Month!

Celebrate Olympia’s vibrant arts community with in-person and virtual programs and activities. To keep events smaller, Olympia’s Arts Walk will be expanded to encompass the whole month of April. Socially distanced in-person events and performances are allowed at 25% capacity or 200 people whichever is less. There will be no Procession of the Species this year, but plenty of fun!  Check out their cool new website at for full calendar of events! 

NEW! Taylor Swift – Willow

NEW! P!nk & Willow Sage – Cover Me in Sunshine

NEW! Dua Lipa – Break My Heart

#3 Panic! At the Disco – High Hopes

#2 Post Malone – Circles

#1 Dua Lipa – Don’t Start Now

David Nicandri, former director of the Washington State Historical Society, discusses his book, Capt. Cook Rediscovered: Voyaging to the Icy Latitudes, with Dick Pust.

Breigne de los Reyes interviews high school students Quincy N. and Kora L., with group coordinator Gracie Anderson from PLU, about the Black Lives Matter movement.

On Unheard Voices, Cece Chan, Diversity Director of Associated Students of PLU, discusses going to school as an Asian-American. Produced by Breigne de los Reyes.

Free Mixxer!

The Thurston County Chamber Morning Mixxer is on hold until further notice. Once the Mixxer resumes, it will be held the first Tuesday of each month at 7:30am from a different business or organization each time. The networking event is a low-key way for area professionals to meet in a fun, casual atmosphere with free coffee and treats.

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