West High Yield (W.H.Y.) Resources Ltd.
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West High Yield (W.H.Y.) Resources Ltd.

January 19, 2007 08:30 ET

West High Yield Resources Updates Drilling Results

CALGARY, ALBERTA--(CCNMatthews - Jan. 19, 2007) -

NOT FOR DISSEMINATION IN THE UNITED STATES OR TO U.S. PERSONS.

West High Yield (W.H.Y.) Resources Ltd. (TSX VENTURE:WHY) ("West High Yield" or the "Company") announces that it has received its most recent assay result from holes SR06-12, SR06-14, SR06-15 and SR06-16. Significant gold values were returned from holes SR06-15 which returned 8.59 gram per tonne gold over 10 feet (3.048 meters) and hole SR06-16 which returned 15.89 gram per tonne gold over 13 feet (3.96 meters). The holes reported on formed part of the Company's 21 hole drill program designed to test the gold mineral potential of its Rossland Gold properties. The Company's 2006 diamond drilling programs completed in the 3 crown granted claims (Midnight, IXL and OK) are summarized in the following table:



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CLAIM DRILLSITE TARGET DRILLING
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1, 2 and 3 Lower extensions of the 12 holes totalling
easterly striking veins of 5,197 feet
the Midnight 3100 level
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Midnight 4 No. 1 vein down dip 3 holes totalling
below the Midnight 1,174 feet
3100 level at the
northern extremity
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IXL 5 Lower extensions of the 3 holes totalling
easterly striking veins of 1,847 feet
the IXL workings
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OK 6 Lower extensions of the 3 holes totalling
easterly striking veins of 1,856 feet
the OK workings
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TOTAL 21 holes totalling
10,074 feet
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The assay results reported in the tables below by the Company include the 4 recently assayed drill holes and updated information for the 11 holes previously reported and include intercepted core length and true widths.



RESULTS OF DRILLING

SIGNIFICANT GOLD INTERSECTIONS

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DRILLED
SITE DRILLHOLE FROM TO WIDTH TRUE GRADE Au
CLAIM ft ft ft WIDTH ft g/t
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SR06-1 129 155 23 17 3.53
305 311 6 4.6 11.23
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1 SR06-2 187 199 12 8.5 4.8
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SR06-3 58.5 61 2.5 1.6 21.5
152 155 3 2.2 40.1
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SR06-4 127.2 130.7 5.5 2.5 1.01
135.7 140.7 5 4 1.35
2 174.1 179.0 4.9 3 1.03
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Midnight SR06-5 215 248 32 22 3.68
341 346 5 5 18.15
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SR06-6 60 63 3 2 51
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3 SR06-7 56 66 10 7 15
76 81.5 5.5 4 14.7
86 91 5 3.8 14.3
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SR06-8 120.5 136 15.5 7.5 34.8
120.5 126.5 3.5 2 75
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3 SR06-9 66 73 7 4.5 4.36
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SR06-10 152 158 6 3 3.92
183.8 187 3.2 1.8 4.44
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SR06-11 72.5 96 23.5 10.2 10.2
92.5 96 3.5 2.3 40.9
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SR06-21 Not as yet Assayed
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SR06-12 340 347.3 7.3 5 0.73
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SR06-13 Assay in progress
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SR06-19 Assay in progress
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SR06-14 232 235 3 2.3 1.05
444 449 5 3.5 1.32
458 460
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IXL 5 SR06-15 91 96.5 5.5 3 4.49
121 131 10 5.5 8.59
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SR06-16 76 91 15 10 5.94
121 133 13 8.5 15.86
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SR06-17 Assay in progress
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OK 6 SR06-18 Assay in progress
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SR06-20 Assay in progress
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West High Yield Resources is a junior mining exploration company focused on the acquisition, exploration and development of mineral resource properties in Canada with a primary objective to locate and develop economic gold properties.

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Contact Information

  • West High Yield (W.H.Y.) Resources Ltd.
    Frank Marasco
    President and Chief Executive Officer
    (403) 660-3488
    (403) 206-7159 (FAX)
    Email: frank@whyresources.com
    or
    West High Yield (W.H.Y.) Resources Ltd.
    28 Arbour Lake Drive N.W.
    Calgary, Alberta T3G 3N8
    or
    West High Yield (W.H.Y.) Resources Ltd.
    Craig G. Robson
    Vice President, Corporate Development and Investor Relations
    (604) 685-5851 or Toll Free: 1-888-685-5851
    (604) 685-7349 (FAX)
    Email: cgrobson@shaw.ca or craig@urg.ca
    or
    West High Yield (W.H.Y.) Resources Ltd.
    Suite 620, 700 West Pender Street
    Vancouver, B.C. V6C 2T8