Zak Laster

This little piggy went ‘yum-yum’

By Zak Laster / June 2, 2015

This has been the third time I’ve used this recipe and every time it has been a success. Each time I make a change or two based on what I have or what I think it needs. There’s no exact recipe for a good smoked meat. However, the way it’s smoked is more important. Pork…

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Tuition waivers offer relief

By Zak Laster / May 6, 2015

For more of Zak Laster’s interviews, click play below. During the 2014/2015 school year, the college planned on awarding more than $650,000 in free tuition Getting ready for college can be a very stressful time. You’re ready to move on from high school and finally become an adult, but along with continuing your education comes…

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Trail Blazers prepare for the Memphis BBQ

By Zak Laster / April 22, 2015

by Zak Laster Finally! The Blazers season stumbles to a close and now, it’s time for playoffs! This time last year, there was excitement and optimism because the Blazers had a strong starting five, with nearly everyone hitting their stride at the right time. The same cannot be said for this year’s team, as they…

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Stomachs growl for 64 oz of local microbrews

By Zak Laster / March 3, 2015

Everyone loves beer. You love beer. I love beer. You may not know it, but beer is evolving. No longer is it the cool thing to do to go to your local grocery store and pick up a six pack of beer. Now you can own your own glass container called a growler, which you…

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Idiot’s guide to a Blazer game

By Zak Laster / February 10, 2015

Have you ever walked around and noticed how many people wear Portland Trail Blazers gear in this city? Or maybe you’ve been flipping through the channels and found yourself watching a game and thought to yourself, “Hmm that looks like a lot of fun, but I bet I’d look like such an idiot not knowing…

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