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Listen: State juggling wildfire response, COVID recovery, corrections concerns and more

Ted S. Warren
The Associated Press file
The Washington State Capitol illuminated at night.

COVID-19 numbers may be flattening in Washington – but wildfires are sweeping across the region and the official death toll from the state's record heat wave has risen. Olympia correspondent Austin Jenkins joined Morning Edition host Kirsten Kendrick to talk about those issues and many more.

Kirsten Kendrick hosts Morning Edition on KNKX and the sports interview series "Going Deep," talking with folks tied to sports in our region about what drives them — as professionals and people.