SOURCE: Shoshone Silver/Gold Mining Company

Shoshone Silver/Gold Mining Company

July 28, 2011 11:53 ET

Shoshone Silver/Gold Announces Appointment of New Director

COEUR D'ALENE, ID--(Marketwire - Jul 28, 2011) - Shoshone Silver/Gold Mining Company (OTCQB: SHSH) (PINKSHEETS: SHSH) is very pleased today to announce the appointment of Roger A. Van Voorhees as a Director of the company.

Mr. Roger A. Van Voorhees has more than 48 years of business experience supporting a broad range of industries, including real estate, mining, and oil and gas. Mr. Van Voorhees has been actively involved in the mining industry, where he has assisted companies with securing funding to further ongoing projects. Mr. Van Voorhees graduated with a Bachelors of Science degree from Western Michigan University.

"Roger's business acumen and knowledge of the financial markets and mining make him an excellent addition to Shoshone's Board," said Shoshone's President Lex Smith.

ABOUT SHOSHONE SILVER/GOLD MINING COMPANY

Founded in 1969 as a silver exploration, development and production company, Shoshone maintains a diverse portfolio of mineral explorations projects in Idaho, Montana, Arizona and Washington. Shoshone stock trades on the Over the Counter Bulletin Boards (OTCQB) under the symbol "SHSH", and on the Frankfurt Exchange under the symbol "9IT".

This release contains certain forward-looking statements within the meaning of the Federal Securities Laws. Such statements are based on assumptions that the Company believes are reasonable but which are subject to a wide range of uncertainties and business risks. Factors that could cause actual results to differ from those anticipated are discussed in the Company's periodic filings with the Securities and Exchange Commission, including its annual report on Form 10-K for the fiscal year ended September 30, 2010.

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