Grande Portage Resources Ltd.
TSX VENTURE : GPG

Grande Portage Resources Ltd.

August 17, 2007 19:31 ET

Grande Portage Resources Announces Changes to Board of Directors and Grant of Options

VANCOUVER, BRITISH COLUMBIA--(Marketwire - Aug. 17, 2007) - Grande Portage Resources Ltd. (TSX VENTURE:GPG) ("Grande Portage" or "the Company") is pleased to announce that Ian Klassen, President of the Company, and Paul A. Bowes have been appointed to the Board of Directors.

Mr. Bowes is a corporate and securities lawyer with over 24 years experience in corporate finance, and is a partner in the firm of Salley Bowes Harwardt LLP.

The Company also announces that Gordon Griffiths has resigned from the Board of Directors. The Company wishes to thank him for his guidance and valued input over the past two years.

Subject to regulatory approval, the Company has also granted incentive stock options for 300,000 common shares at $0.40 per share for a period of five years.

About Grande Portage Resources Ltd.

Grande Portage Resources Ltd. is a mineral exploration and development company focused on massive sulphide exploration in British Columbia. Grande Portage is operated by experienced managers and professionals who have been effective in discovery, mine development, and mining operations throughout North and South America, Africa, Europe, and Central Asia. The Company is well financed with no long term debt. More information is available online at www.grandeportage.com.

ON BEHALF OF THE BOARD OF DIRECTORS

Alistair MacLennan, Chairman

Statements about the Company's future expectations and all other statements in this press release other than historical facts are "forward looking statements". The Company intends that such forward-looking statements be subject to the safe harbours created thereby. Since these statements involve risks and uncertainties and are subject to change at any time, the Company's actual results may differ materially from the expected results.

The TSX Venture Exchange has not reviewed and does not accept responsibility for the adequacy or accuracy of the content of this news release.

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