Adeena Hires/Special to The Chronicle
Washington State Nashville Country Star finalists Audrey Collins of Fife (center) and Riley Hardy of Walla Walla (right), wait in anticipation for Ed Lisenbey (left) to announce the 2017 competition winner at the Omak Performing Arts Center. Hardy was announced 2017 champion.
As of Tuesday, April 4, 2017
Leather boots, cowboy hats and elegant dresses graced the Omak Performing Arts Center stage Saturday, April 1 for the 13th annual Washington State Nashville Country Star competition.
Taking home this year’s grand title and $1,500 prize was Riley Hardy of Walla-Walla Academy...