Monday, January 18, 2021

Alec Palm

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Editor in Chief

Hi, I'm Alec Palm! I began my service as Editor in Chief in June of 2018. Since joining the newspaper I've focused on leading the Spectator into the 21st century by creating this website and our social media presence including Instagram and Facebook. Be sure to follow me for the latest breaking news.

Salem Goodwill Shooting

There was one person dead after it was all over.  Who died?What happened? Here’s what we know...members of the Polk County Interagency Narcotics Team shot an armed man after he ran...

January COVID-19 Live Update Thread

The Pfizer COVID-19 vaccine has arrived in Oregon! Oregon has received 35,100 initial doses but is expecting 228,400 doses before the end of the year. The F.D.A has officially approved...

Salem Jobs For Artists

In the field of art, there are many types of jobs for artists, whether that is physically drawing, to creating pieces out of different material, to making art through...

Save Oregons Trees!

Republished from Issue 4 Volume 4 Oregon is known as a green state; we like trees an almost indecent amount, and there seems to be vegan stores on every corner....

West Salem Teen Drug Addiction

Teens who experiment with drugs and alcohol are more likely to develop an issue with substance abuse. A lot of teens who resolve to drugs or alcohol as a...

West Salem High School Student Store

Located near the commons during both lunches you can find The Student Store, filled with spunky, joy-filled students ready to serve you! The Student Store is an excellent addition...