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Eagle Plains Commences Diamond Drilling Program On Findlay Base-Metal Project

Cranbrook, B.C., 23 August, 2007: Eagle Plains Resources Ltd. (EPL:TSX-V) has commenced a 6-8 hole, 3000m (10,000’) diamond drilling program on its 100% owned Findlay Project, located 35km northwest of Kimberley, B.C.. The program targets Sullivan-type sedex mineralization, and is the first major work completed in the area since 2000. Drilling activity will follow up extensive exploration work completed by Eagle Plains and past partners Rio Algom, Kennecott and Billiton Metals during the 1990s. 

Eagle Plains Commences Diamond Drilling Program In Bronco Discovery Area

Cranbrook, B.C. 19 July, 2007: Eagle Plains Resources Ltd. (EPL:TSX-V) has completed Phase 1 exploration work and has mobilized crews and equipment to carry out a 5-hole diamond drilling program on and adjacent to the Bronco discovery, located in the Mackenzie Mountains near the Yukon/ NWT border, 70km north of the Canol Road.  

Eagle Plains/Wellstar Energy Complete Airborne Geophysical Surveyon Saskatchewan Uranium Project

Cranbrook, B.C., 12 July, 2007: Eagle Plains Resources Ltd. (EPL:TSX-V) and Wellstar Energy Corporation (WST:TSX-V) announce that a 1651 line-km GEOTEM airborne geophysical survey was completed in June on the Kulyk Lake project. Phase 1 prospecting and reconnaissance geological mapping has also been recently completed on the property by Eagle Plains field crews.

Eagle Plains Commences Systematic Exploration Program In Bronco Discovery Area

Cranbrook, B.C. 20 June, 2007: Eagle Plains Resources Ltd. (EPL:TSX-V) is pleased to announce that camp construction has been completed and field crews have now commenced an aggressive exploration program on the Bronco project, located in the Mackenzie Mountains near the Yukon/ NWT border, 70km north of the Canol Road.  

Eagle Plains Forms Strategic Alliance to Explore for NWT Metals

Cranbrook, B.C. 15 June, 2007: Eagle Plains Resources Ltd. (“Eagle Plains”) (EPL:TSX-V) and Teck Cominco Limited (“Teck Cominco”) (TCK.B:TSX) have agreed to form a Strategic Alliance to explore for base-metals (zinc, lead, copper, silver) in the Mackenzie Mountain area of western NWT.  Eagle Plains has been active in the region for over five years, and controls permits and claims covering an area of over 5,400 square km.

Eagle Plains/Wellstar Energy Commence Fieldwork on Saskatchewan Uranium Project

Cranbrook, B.C., 12 June, 2007: Eagle Plains Resources Ltd. (EPL:TSX-V) and Wellstar Energy Corporation (WST:TSX-V) announce that crews have now mobilized to the Kulyk Lake project area, and will begin systematically mapping and sampling all known occurrences. Prospecting and reconnaissance mapping will also be completed in an attempt to locate new mineralization. An airborne geophysical survey is also scheduled for the property, to commence immediately on availability of aircraft.

Eagle Plains Exploration Program Underway in Saskatchewan’s Athabasca Region

Eagle Plains Resources (TSX-V: EPL) is pleased to announce that a six man crew has begun a surface prospecting program with its joint venture partner Blue Sky Uranium Corp. (TSX-V: BSK, WKN: AOMKXP) on the Eagle Lake and Karin Lake uranium projects, located in the Athabasca region of Saskatchewan.  The work program will follow up on historic showings identified in the exploration programs conducted in the 1970’s which identified surface samples as high as 8% U308 (AR 74A14-0023).

Eagle Plains/Blind Creek Commence Drilling Program at Blende Silver/Base-Metal Deposit, Yukon Territory

Cranbrook, B.C. 07 June, 2007: Eagle Plains Resources Ltd. (EPL:TSX-V) and option partner Blind Creek Resources Ltd. (a private B.C. company) jointly announce that they have mobilized crews and equipment to commence a diamond drilling program on the Blende property, located in central Yukon approximately 65km NE of Keno. A total of 2,500m of drilling is planned for the project during 2007. The budget for the Phase 1 program has been set at $1,000,000. 

CGC Inc to Commence Drilling on Eagle Plains’ Coyote Creek Property

Cranbrook, B.C., 28 May, 2007: Crews and equipment have been mobilized to the Coyote Creek gypsum project located in the Coyote Creek/Lussier River area 50km NE of Cranbrook, BC.  As announced October 19th, 2006, CGC Inc. has agreed to purchase a 100% interest in the property, and is in the process of completing their due diligence work. The transaction is expected to close on October 2nd, 2007.

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