Articles by John Tjepkema


The woods and waters are what make Maine great. It’s our duty to conserve them.

By John Tjepkema on April 20, 2017, at 10:20 a.m.
OpEd: We need to protect the progress that we have made. The elimination of fossil fuels should be at the top of the agenda.
This artwork by William Brown relates to the beverage companies' agreement to eliminate heavily sugared soda pop from school vending machines.

Curb consumption of sugar

By John Tjepkema on March 15, 2010, at 5:51 p.m.
Efforts to improve health should be a major part of health care reform. One way of doing this is to promote better diets. People with healthful diets generally need much less health care, and …