Everton Resources Inc.

Everton Resources Inc.

January 24, 2006 09:00 ET

Everton to Proceed to a Second Year Option on the Opinaca Project, in James Bay, Quebec-New Assay Results Confirm the High Gold Values on the 1.7-Km Long Gold Trend

MONTREAL, QUEBEC--(CCNMatthews - Jan. 24, 2006) - Everton Resources Inc.(TSX VENTURE:EVR) is pleased to announce that it will participate in a second year option on the A, A-East, B and B-North blocks of the Opinaca Project, held by Azimut Exploration Inc. The Opinaca Project is adjacent to the Virginia's Eleonore Gold discovery, in James Bay, Quebec, recently acquired by Goldcorp Inc.

Everton plans to spend a minimum of $900,000 in exploration work on the project in 2006. Very encouraging results were obtained during the 2005 exploration program, in particular, the discovery of a 1.7-km long gold bearing trend (press release of Nov. 21, 2005).

The work program will be aimed at accessing the 1.7-km gold bearing trend, its western and eastern extensions and other prospective areas outlined during the 2005 program. Work planned to start in March will include soil geochemistry, ground geophysics, trenching and drilling.

In addition, check assays performed in a laboratory (Chimitec ALS-Chemex, Val d'Or, Quebec) on several witness samples, confirmed the results previously released in November 2005 (assayed at Laboratoire Expert Inc., Rouyn-Noranda, Quebec). Values higher than 0.5 g/t Au obtained along the gold bearing trend are as follows: 21.8 g/t Au, 7.44 g/t Au, 3.55 g/t Au, 0.75 g/t Au, 50.9 g/t Au, 0.59 g/t Au, 1.32 g/t Au and 4.25 g/t Au.

The Opinaca Project (blocs A, A-East, B and B-North) is comprised of 616 claims (623 km2). Azimut holds a 100% interest in Opinaca and Everton has the option to earn up to 65% in the project. Everton is the operator.

This press release has been prepared under the supervision of Marc L'Heureux, P. Geo. and Vice President of Exploration of Everton, who serves as the Qualified Person for the purposes of National Instrument 43-101 Standards of Disclosure for Mineral Properties. Field work on Opinaca was conducted under the direction of geologist Rejean Girard of IOS Services Geoscientifiques Inc. in Saguenay, Quebec.

Everton is a well-financed junior company with gold and base metal properties in James Bay, Quebec and in the Dominican Republic.

The TSX Venture Exchange neither approves nor disapproves of the information contained in this News Release. The Company's Shares are listed on the TSX Venture Exchange and trade under the symbol "EVR".

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