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Eagle Plains / Prize Mining Complete Mill Modifications and Commence Bulk-Sample Production at Yellowjacket Project, Atlin, B.C.

Cranbrook, B.C., 04 June, 2009: Eagle Plains Resources Ltd. (EPL:TSX-V) and Prize Mining Corp. (PRZ:TSX-V) jointly announce that the Yellowjacket Venture (“Yellowjacket JV”) has now completed modifications on its 350 tonne per day mill at the Yellowjacket Gold Project, located near Atlin, BC, and has begun processing of stockpiled material. 

Eagle Plains Commences 2009 Follow-up on Iron Range Gold Discovery

Cranbrook, B.C., 02 June, 2009: Eagle Plains Resources Ltd. (EPL:TSX-V) has commenced a $400,000 exploration program on the Iron Range project, located in the Goat River area 15km NE of Creston, B.C.. The work follows the discovery of high-grade gold mineralization on the property as announced earlier this year (see EPL NR April 20th, 2009). Highlights from 2008 drilling included hole IR08006, which returned 7.0m grading 51.52 g/t (1.50 oz/ton) gold from 20.0m to 27.0m, including 3.0m grading 118.45 g/t (3.46 oz/ton) gold from 20.0m to 23.0m. 

Yellowjacket Gold Project Commences Operations, Atlin, BC

Cranbrook, B.C., 13 May, 2009: Eagle Plains Resources Ltd. (EPL:TSX-V) and Prize Mining Corp. (PRZ:TSX-V) jointly announce that the Yellowjacket Venture (“Yellowjacket JV”) (Prize Mining Corporation 60% and Eagle Plains Resources Ltd. 40%) has now commenced work on its Yellowjacket Gold Project, located near Atlin, BC (see EPL NR April 6th, 2009). The Yellowjacket Gold Project is in the BC Small Mines Act Permit application process, with permit approval anticipated in June 2009. 

Eagle Plains/Teck Terminate Strategic Alliance

Cranbrook, B.C. 01 May, 2009: Eagle Plains Resources Ltd. (“Eagle Plains”) (EPL:TSX-V) and Teck Cominco Limited (“Teck”) (TCK.B:TSX) have agreed to terminate a Strategic Alliance to explore for base-metals (zinc, lead, copper, silver) in the Mackenzie Mountain area of western NWT (see EPL news releases June 15th, 2007; May 8th, 2008). Eagle Plains has been active in the region since 2000, and controls permits and claims covering an area of over 7,700 square km.

Eagle Plains Drills Intersect High-Grade Gold at Iron Range

Cranbrook, B.C., 20 April, 2009: Eagle Plains Resources Ltd. (EPL:TSX-V) has received final results from a 20-hole 1,670m (5,500’) drill program completed during 2008 on the Iron Range project, located in the Goat River area 15km NE of Creston, B.C.. The property consists of 9,400 ha owned 100% by Eagle Plains and has no underlying royalties or encumbrances.

Eagle Plains/Prize Mining Form Yellowjacket Joint-Venture

Cranbrook, B.C., 16 April, 2009: Eagle Plains Resources Ltd. (EPL:TSX-V) and Prize Mining Corp. (PRZ:TSX-V) have completed all necessary documentation, received necessary regulatory approvals, and transferred funds to facilitate the production of gold and conduct further exploration and development of the Yellowjacket Zone on the Atlin Gold Property, located 9 kilometers east of Atlin, in north-western British Columbia. 

Eagle Plains/Prize Mining Execute Joint-Venture Agreement to Produce Gold at Yellowjacket

Cranbrook, B.C., 06 April, 2009: Eagle Plains Resources Ltd. (EPL:TSX-V) and Prize Mining Corp. (PRZ:TSX-V) jointly announce that the companies have executed a formal agreement (subject to regulatory approval) whereby the two parties will form a joint-venture to immediately facilitate the production of gold and conduct further exploration and development of the Yellowjacket Zone on the Atlin Gold Property, located 9 kilometers east of Atlin, in north-western British Columbia. 

Eagle Plains/Prize Mining Execute Letter of Intent to Form Joint-Venture to Produce Gold at Yellowjacket

Cranbrook, B.C., 28 February, 2009: Eagle Plains Resources Ltd. (EPL:TSX-V) and Prize Mining Corp. (PRZ:TSX-V) jointly announce that the companies have executed a Letter of Intent containing the principle terms by which, subject to the satisfaction of certain conditions, the two parties will form a joint-venture to facilitate the production of gold and conduct further exploration and development of the Yellowjacket Zone on the Atlin Gold Property, located 9 kilometres east of Atlin, in north-western British Columbia. 

Eagle Plains/Blind Creek Release Results from 2008 Drilling Program at Blende Silver/Base-Metal Project, Yukon Territory

Cranbrook, B.C. 22 January, 2009: Eagle Plains Resources Ltd. (EPL:TSX-V) and Blind Creek Resources Ltd. (a private B.C. company) jointly announce that they have completed fieldwork and received final assay results from a 7-hole, 3,435 ft (1,047.3 m) diamond drilling program on the Blende property, located in central Yukon approximately 65km NE of Keno Hill.

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