Stikine Gold Corporation

Stikine Gold Corporation

March 22, 2005 16:58 ET

Stikine Gold Corporation: Sullivan Deeps Project; Drilling Update


NEWS RELEASE TRANSMITTED BY CCNMatthews

FOR: STIKINE GOLD CORPORATION

TSX VENTURE SYMBOL: SKY

MARCH 22, 2005 - 16:58 ET

Stikine Gold Corporation: Sullivan Deeps Project;
Drilling Update

VANCOUVER, BRITISH COLUMBIA--(CCNMatthews - March 22, 2005) - Stikine
Gold Corporation ("Stikine") (TSX VENTURE:SKY) announces that diamond
drill hole SD2 at the Sullivan Deeps Project has passed a depth of 1,722
m (5,650 ft) and continues to intersect the normal progression of
stratigraphic, barcode-like markers expected in the upper part of the
Middle Aldridge Formation above 'Sullivan-Time'.

Since Stikine's last update on March 14, 2005, the 'Monroe' @ 1,630 m
(5,348 ft) and 'Park' @ 1,713 m (5,620 ft) markers have been logged by
Mr. Paul Ransom, Project Manager at Sullivan Deeps. Based on the depth
of the Monroe and Park markers, the important 'Hiawatha' marker is
anticipated to be intersected at a depth of approximately 1,860 m (6,100
ft).

Mr. Scott Broughton, P.Eng. is the NI 43-101 qualified person overseeing
the Sullivan Deeps project.

STIKINE GOLD CORPORATION

Scott E. Broughton, P.Eng. - President and CEO

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Contact Information

  • FOR FURTHER INFORMATION PLEASE CONTACT:
    Stikine Gold Corporation
    Scott E. Broughton, P.Eng.
    President and CEO
    (604) 684-1900 or Toll Free in North America: (888) 881-8322
    (604) 684-2902 (FAX)
    info@stikinegold.com
    www.stikinegold.com
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