OWNERSHIP, MANAGEMENT, AND DISTRIBUTION STATEMENT 1. Publication Title: Columbia Basin Herald 2. Publication Number: 123-760 3. Filing Date: October 1, 2022 4. Issue Frequency: Monday through Friday, excluding holidays 5 Number of issues published annually: 256 6. Annual subscription price: $201.37 Carrier, mail 7. Full mailing address: 813 W. Third Ave., PO Box 910, Moses Lake, Grant County, WA 98837 Nobody -Resource Clint Schroeder Telephone 208-664-8176 8. Complete Mailing Address of Publisher’s Headquarters or General Office (non-primary): 813 W. 3rd Ave, PO Box 910 Moses Lake, Grant County, WA 98837 9. Full Names and Full Mailing Addresses of Publisher, Publisher and Editor-in-Chief: Clint Schroeder, PO Box 7000 Coeur d’Alene, Kootenai County, ID 83816-700 Publisher: Bob Richardson, 813 W. 3rd Ave, PO Box 910, Moses Lake, Grant County, WA 98837 Editor-in-Chief: Rob Miller, 813 W. 3rd Ave, PO Box 910 Moses Lake, Grant County WA 98837 10. Owner: Full Full Name Mailing Address Columbia Basin Publishing Co. 813 W. Third Ave., PO Box 910 Moses Lake, WA 98837 Hagadone Investment Co. PO Box 6200, Coeur d’Alene, ID 83816 Duane B. Hagadone PO Box 6200, Coeur d’ Alene, ID 83816 Bradley D. Hagadon PO Box 6200, Coeur d’ Alene, ID 83816 B. Todd Hagadone PO Box 6200, Coeur d’ Alene, ID 83816 Over the total amount of bonds, mortgages or other titles: none 12. Tax status: the purpose, function and not-for-profit status of this organization and exemption status for federal income tax purposes: have not changed during of the last 12 months. 13. Title of publication: The Columbia Basin Herald 14. Date of publication of circulation data below: September 16, 2022 15. Extent and nature of circulation: Monday through Friday Newspapers, excluding holidays Issue published 12 months prior the date of filing A. Total number of copies (net circulation) 4,222 4,516 B. Paid circulation (mail and non-mail) 1. Paid subscriptions by mail outside the county shown on Form PS 3541 ( include distribution above nominal rate, advertiser’s proof copies and trade-in copies) 537,498 Non-mail, including sales through resellers and carriers, sellers of street, counter sales, and other paid delivery outside the USPS 1568 1711 4. Paid delivery by other classes of mail through the USPS (eg, first class mail) NO E NONE C. Delivery total paid (sum of 15b(1), (2), (3) and (4)) 2114 2224 D. Free or Nominal Distribution (Postal and Non-Mail) 1. Free or Nominal Out-of-County Copies Rate Included on Form PS 3541 NONE NONE 2. Free or Nominal Rate In-County Copies Included on Form PS 3541 NONE NONE 3. Free or nominal rate copies sent to other classes via the USPS (eg, first class mail) NONE NONE 4. Free or nominal rate distribution outside the mail (carriers or other means) 273 291 E. Total distribution at free or nominal rate (sum of 15d (1), (2), (3) and (4)) 273 291 F. Total distribution (Sum of 15c and 15e) 2387 2515 G. Copies not distributed: 1835 2001 H. Total (Sum of 15f and g) 4222 4516 I. Percent paid (15c divided by 15f times 100) 88.56% 88.43% 16. Total circulation includes electronic copies A. Paid electronic copies 132 129 B. Total paid printed copies (Line 15c) + paid electronic copies 2 246 2 3 53 C. Total Distribution of Print Copies (Line 15F) + Paid Electronic Copies 2,519 2,644 D. Percentage Paid (Print and Electronic Copies) 89.16% 88.99% I certify that 50% of all my copies distributed (electronic and printed) are paid above a nominal price 17. Publication of the declaration of ownership: publication required. Will be printed in the October 4, 2022 issue of this publication. 18. Signature and Title of Publisher, Publisher, Business Manager or Owner: I certify that all information provided on this form is true and complete. I understand that anyone who provides false or misleading information on this form or who omits items or information requested on the form may be subject to criminal (including fines and imprisonment) and/or civil penalties ( including civic sanctions). /s/Clint Schroeder Reginal Publisher September 27, 2022 #10011/563947 Pub.: October 4, 2022

NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING The City of Royal City Council has scheduled a public hearing for 18 October 2022, at 7:00 p.m., at City Hall, 445 Camelia St NE, Royal City, to receive comments regarding the draft budget 2023 for the City of the Royal City. The public is invited and encouraged to attend. #10009/564072 Published: October 4, 11, 2022