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Eagle Plains Forms Subsidiary To Focus on Gold-Copper Assets

Cranbrook B.C., 26 September, 2005: The Board of Directors of Eagle Plains Resources Ltd. (TSX-V:EPL) (the "Company" or "Eagle Plains") is pleased to announce a proposed arrangement to reorganize the Company's mineral property assets in an effort to maximize shareholder value.  Certain mineral properties as described below will be transferred into a new company, incorporated under the name Copper Canyon Resources Ltd. ("Copper Canyon").

Drilling Commences on Copper Canyon Project

Cranbrook B.C., 20 September, 2005: Eagle Plains Resources Ltd. (TSX-V:EPL) has been notified by partner NovaGold Resources Inc. (AMEX, TSX: NG), that drilling activity has commenced on Eagle Plains’ Copper Canyon gold-silver-copper project located in northwestern British Columbia. Exploration at Copper Canyon is being conducted concurrently with work on the contiguous Galore Creek project, controlled 100% by NovaGold.

Eagle Plains/Blind Creek Complete Geophysical Survey at Blende Silver/Base-Metal Deposit

Cranbrook, B.C. 29 August, 2005: Eagle Plains Resources Ltd. (EPL:TSX-V) and Blind Creek Resources Ltd. (a private B.C. company) jointly announce that they have completed a ground-based gravity survey at the Blende property, located in central Yukon approximately 65 NE of Keno. This work follows an extensive re-examination, sampling and interpretation of existing drill-core stored on the property since the early 1990s. Aurora Geosciences of Whitehorse recently completed the geophysical survey, while Robert Sharp, P.Geol.

Eagle Plains/Blind Creek Execute Option Agreement for Blende Silver/Base-Metal Deposit

Cranbrook, B.C. 09 August, 2005: Eagle Plains Resources Ltd. (EPL:TSX-V) announces that it has executed an option agreement with Blind Creek Resources Ltd. (a private B.C. company) whereby Blind Creek may earn a 60% interest from EPL in the Blende silver-lead-zinc-copper deposit located in the Wernecke Mountains, approximately 65 NE of Keno in central Yukon Territory. The property is owned 100% by EPL (subject to a 1% NSR), and consists of 73 quartz claims covering approximately 3700 acres. The property has remained dormant since 1994

Eagle Plains Commences Drilling on Kalum Gold Project; WestCentral British Columbia

Cranbrook, B.C., 05 August, 2005: Eagle Plains Resources Ltd. (EPL:TSXV) has mobilized crews to commence diamond drilling on the Kalum project located 30km northwest of Terrace, near the central coast of British Columbia. The claims cover an area of approximately 10 km x 12 km, and are 100% owned by Eagle Plains. A 1000m, 4hole program is planned for the property, with targets based on encouraging results obtained during 2003 and 2004 fieldwork (see Nov. 8, 2004 and Dec. 9, 2004 news releases).

Eagle Plains Releases Preliminary Results From PhaseOne Drilling Program at Sphinx Molybdenum Project

Cranbrook, B.C. 19 July, 2005: Eagle Plains Resources Ltd. (EPL: TSXV) has completed Phase 1 drilling activity on it’s 100% controlled Sphinx property, located 60 km west of Kimberley, BC. The claims consist of a total area of 2500 ha, with 1600 ha acquired by staking by EPL and 900 ha subject to an option to earn 100% interest (less 1% NSR) from armslength individuals. A total of 14 holes were completed for a total of 10,921’ (3,330m).

Eagle Plains/Northern Continental Commence Diamond Drilling on Elsiar (LCR) Project, WestCentral B.C.

Cranbrook, B.C., 12 July, 2005: Eagle Plains Resources Ltd. (TSXV: EPL) and Northern Continental Resources Ltd. (TSXV: NCR) have commenced diamond drilling activity on the Elsiar (LCR) project, located 40 km northwest of Terrace, B.C., and 2km north of EPL’s Kalum project. The 5650 ha property is controlled 100% by Eagle Plains (subject to a 1% NSR), and is under option to Northern Continental, who may earn a 60% interest in the property (see NR Jan 15, 2004).

Eagle Plains Commences Exploration Activity on Selwyn Basin ZincLead Project, Western N.W.T.

Cranbrook, B.C., 05 July, 2005: Eagle Plains Resources Ltd. (TSXV: EPL) is pleased to announce the start of field work on a project to evaluate ZnPb deposits and showings within a belt of carbonate rocks in the Mackenzie Mountains southwest of Norman Wells N.W.T. The company currently holds eight prospecting permits and two claim blocks covering many of the 85 known significant ZnPb occurrences in the area, including those at Gayna River and the Twitya River.

Eagle Plains Completes 2005 Exploration Work on Iron Range Project, Southeastern B.C.

Cranbrook, B.C., 13 June, 2005: Eagle Plains Resources Ltd. (EPL:TSX-V) has completed a four-hole, 945m (3,100’) diamond drilling program on its 100% owned Iron Range Project located in the Goat River area 15km NE of Creston, B.C. Drilling activity is a continuation of work commenced late in 2004 that was interrupted by winter weather conditions (see NR November 16, 2004). The current program tested Sullivan-type base metal targets on the flanks of the Iron Range Fault System.

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