Weststar Resources Corp.
TSX VENTURE : WRC

Weststar Resources Corp.

April 03, 2007 19:57 ET

Weststar Acquires Additional Land in the Porphyry Copper/Gold Belt in the Highland Valley/Similco Area, BC

VANCOUVER, BRITISH COLUMBIA--(CCNMatthews - April 3, 2007) - Weststar Resources Corp. (TSX VENTURE:WRC) (the "Company") is pleased to announce that it has acquired additional mineral exploration rights contiguous to the eastern boundary of the Company's Axe property near Princeton, British Columbia. The new claim block, called the Swan Group, consists of four modified grid (MGS) claims covering a total of 2000 hectares. The Company now holds 25 mining claims totaling 4900 hectares in the north/south trending belt of Triassic Nicola Group of volcanic rocks between the Similco mine and the Afton/Highland Valley area.

"The acquisition of the 2000 hectare Swan group was a strategic move solidifying our land holdings along the eastern boundary of the Axe claim group, which has discovered significant copper and gold values in exploration conducted to date," said Chris Dyakowski, president and CEO of Weststar. "With 4900 hectares (12,500 acres) of mineral exploration rights, Weststar is one of the largest mineral title holders along this prolific zone of copper/gold mineralization."

The Axe property was developed in the early 1970's and early 1980's by Amax and Cominco. From this work, an indicated resource of 39MT (million tons) grading 0.38% copper at a cut-off of 0.25% copper is indicated in four zones documented in a July 14, 2006 report by John R. Kerr, P. Eng. The property contains an additional inferred resource of 32MT grading 0.38%.

Drilling completed at the end of 2006 (see below for table of 2006 drill results) has expanded the size of the West Zone both in strike length and at depth, as well as added a significant gold content to the resource. The 2007 drilling is being planned to define the limits of this Zone and test other exploration targets.

Planning for the Company's 2007 Drilling program is underway now that the company has closed its $1.06- million private placement. As previously reported a budget is in place to complete a comprehensive quality control and assay assurance program, and input all historical and current drill data into a resource modeling computer program.

Weststar is currently in the second year of a four year option agreement with Bearclaw Capital Corp. (TSX VENTURE:BRL), whereby Weststar can earn a 65% interest in the property.



2006 Drill Results
Axe Property, British Columbia

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Core
Hole From To Length Cu Au
Number (meters) (meters) (meters) Content Content Comments
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A06-05 11.0 25.5 14.5 0.36% 0.29 g/t
25.5 75.0 49.5 Anomalous 1.29 g/t
75.0 127.0 52.0 Assays Incomplete End of Hole
Terminated early due to bad ground
A06-01
(West
Zone) 5.0 33.0 28.0 Anomalous Nil Terminated
to 0.20% due to stuck
rods
A06-02
(West
Zone) 9.5 15.0 5.5 Anomalous Nil
15.0 37.5 22.5 0.21% 0.14 g/t
37.5 78.0 40.5 Anomalous Anomalous
78.0 87.0 9.0 0.27% 0.07 g/t
87.0 91.5 4.5 Anomalous Anomalous
91.5 108.0 17.5 0.18% 0.10 g/t
108.0 126.0 18.0 Anomalous Anomalous
126.0 171.0 45.0 0.53% 0.15 g/t
171.0 177.0 6.0 Anomalous Anomalous
177.0 186.0 9.0 0.18% Anomalous
186.0 202.5 16.5 Anomalous Anomalous
202.5 215.0 12.5 0.65% 0.22 g/t End of Hole

A06-03 18.0 124.5 106.5 0.20% 0.15 g/t
124.5 198.0 74.5 Anomalous Anomalous End of Hole

A06-04
(North
Zone) 10.0 110.0 100.0 No significant End of Hole
Intersections
Terminated due to bad grounds


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