Rainy River Resources Ltd.

Rainy River Resources Ltd.

May 11, 2006 14:46 ET

Rainy Grants Options

VANCOUVER, BRITISH COLUMBIA--(CCNMatthews - May 11, 2006) - The Board of Directors of Rainy River Resources (TSX VENTURE:RR) announces that it has granted a total of 1,220,000 Director, Employee and Consultant stock options exercisable at a price of $3.00 per share until May 11th, 2008. The options were granted in accordance with the Company's Stock Option Plan and have a four month hold period, expiring September 11th, 2006.

Charles M. Raymond, Chairman of the Board

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