Rye Patch Gold Corp.
TSX VENTURE : RPM
TSX VENTURE : RPM.WT

Rye Patch Gold Corp.

June 11, 2008 12:42 ET

Rye Patch Gold Grants Stock Options

VANCOUVER, BRITISH COLUMBIA--(Marketwire - June 11, 2008) - Rye Patch Gold Corp. (TSX VENTURE:RPM)(TSX VENTURE:RPM.WT) ("Rye Patch Gold" or the "Company") announces the granting of 400,000 stock options to directors, officers, consultants and employees of the company at a price of $ 0.40 per share with an 18 month vesting period and 5 year expiry according to the terms of the Company's Stock Option Plan.

Rye Patch Gold Corp. is a Nevada-focused and discovery-driven company building a sizeable inventory of gold assets in the mining friendly state of Nevada, USA. The Company's seasoned management team is engaged in acquisition, exploration and development of quality resource-based gold deposits. Rye Patch Gold is developing its primary asset - the advanced-stage Wilco project located within the Humboldt Gold Trend in west-central Nevada, and has now acquired the Jessup project in Churchill County, Nevada.

Rye Patch Gold trades on the TSX Venture Exchange under the symbol RPM and the Company's warrants trade under the symbol RPM.WT. For more information about Rye Patch Gold, please visit our website at www.ryepatchgold.com.

On behalf of the Board of Directors

William C. (Bill) Howald, CEO & President

The TSX Venture Exchange does not accept responsibility for the adequacy or accuracy of this release.

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