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By Garth Meyer
Gazette Reporter 

Colfax's Kyle Johnson returns with guitar, songs


September 5, 2019

Kyle Johnson; Kyle Richard

Former Colfax High School athlete Kyle Johnson now performs with guitar as Kyle Richard. He will perform at this week's Palouse Empire Fair.

Kyle Johnson pushed the ball up the floor for Coach Reece Jenkin as a starting guard for Colfax High School on the 2012 2B state championship basketball team. He then played a year for Spokane Community College and earned a business management degree from Whitworth.

Now he works a different kind of stage as a singer/songwriter, under the name of Kyle Richard, a folk-pop act, a guy with an acoustic guitar and a loop pedal.

Richard is Johnson's middle name.

He has played around Spokane/Coeur d'Alene for the past year and a half, after his first performance in Chelan, and his first paid one...

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