Columbia Yukon Explorations Inc.

Columbia Yukon Explorations Inc.

August 20, 2010 10:13 ET

Columbia Yukon Announces Non-Brokered Private Placement

WEST VANCOUVER, BRITISH COLUMBIA--(Marketwire - Aug. 20, 2010) - Columbia Yukon Explorations Inc. (the "Company" or "Columbia Yukon") (TSX VENTURE:CYU)(FRANKFURT:VOR) announces that, subject to regulatory approval, it intends to proceed with a non-brokered private placement (the "Private Placement") to raise up to $450,000 by the issuance of 3,000,000 flow through units (the "FT Units") at $0.15 per FT Unit. Each FT Unit will consist of one flow through common share and one share purchase warrant, with each warrant entitling the holder to purchase an additional non-flow through common share at a price of $0.15 for a period of two years from the closing date.

The Company intends to use the proceeds from this Private Placement for furthering the exploration of the Company's Storie property molybdenum project.

About Columbia Yukon Explorations Inc.

Columbia Yukon is a Canadian mineral exploration company focused on the development of its Storie Property molybdenum deposit situated about 6 km southwest of Cassiar, British Columbia. The Storie Property molybdenum deposit has an April 2009 updated NI 43-101 compliant Measured and Indicated Resource of 139.82 million tonnes grading 0.064% Mo (at a cut-off of 0.030% Mo) and 58.39 million tonnes of Inferred Resource grading 0.059% Mo (at a cut-off of 0.030% Mo). Cassiar, British Columbia is located 15 km by road west of Highway 37 which connects to Watson Lake, Yukon, to the north and Dease Lake and Stewart, British Columbia, to the south.

Columbia Yukon Explorations Inc.

Douglas L. Mason, Director

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