Weststar Resources Corp.
TSX VENTURE : WER
FRANKFURT : HN3

Weststar Resources Corp.

September 16, 2008 03:05 ET

Weststar Resources Corp.: Resource Calculation Recommended

VANCOUVER, BRITISH COLUMBIA--(Marketwire - Sept. 16, 2008) - Weststar Resources Corp. (TSX VENTURE:WER)(FRANKFURT:HN3) (the "Company") is pleased to announce the filing on SEDAR of an updated National Instrument 43-101 compliant report prepared by John R. Kerr P.Eng, a Qualified Person on the previously drilled Axe Copper gold property which is located approximately 70 kilometers from the Teck Cominco Highland Valley copper mine near Princeton, British Columbia.

Mr. Kerr has recommended the Company complete further drilling in the South Zone and engage an engineering firm to complete a Resource Calculation from all work to date.

The following table summarizes all drilling done by Weststar in 2006 and 2007.



2006/2007 DRILL RESULTS
Table, Summarizing 2006 and 2007 Drill Results

Hole Number From To Core Length Cu Content Au Content
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A06 - 01 anomalous - no significant values
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A06 - 02 15m 37.5m 22.5 meters 0.21% 0.14g/t
78m 87m 9 meters 0.27% 0.07g/t
91.5m 108m 17.5 meters 0.18% 0.10g/t
126m 171m 45 meters 0.53% 0.15g/t
177m 186m 9 meters 0.18% anomalous
202.5m 215m 12.5 meters 0.65% 0.22g/t
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A06 - 03 18m 124.5m 106.5 meters 0.20% 0.15g/t
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A06 - 04 no significant values
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A06 - 05 11m 25.5m 14.5 meters 0.36% 0.29g/t
25.5m 75m 49.5 meters anomalous 1.29g/t
including 61.5m 64.5m 3 meters 0.31% 9.64g/t
91.5m 102m 10.5 meters anomalous 0.27g/t
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A07 - 06 16.5m 304.5m 288 meters 0.27% 0.15g/t
including 45m 60m 15 meters 0.41% 0.24g/t
and 85.5m 97.5m 12 meters 0.53% 0.28g/t
and 190.5m 205.5m 15 meters 0.47% 0.19g/t
322.5m 334.5m 12 meters 0.21% 0.17g/t
358.5m 370.5m 12 meters 0.19% anomalous
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A07 - 07 94.5m 120m 25.5 meters -- 1.09g/t
including 114m 117m 3 meters -- 6.06g/t
144m 150m 6 meters -- 0.37g/t
205.5m 210m 4.5 meters -- 0.19g/t
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A07 - 08 42m 66m 24 meters 0.16% 0.20g/t
121.5m 246m 124.5 meters 0.38% 0.22g/t
including 234m 244.5m 10.5 meters 1.55% 0.94g/t
261m 307.5m 46.5 meters 0.18% 0.23g/t
331.5m 340.5m 9 meters anomalous 0.90g/t
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A07 - 09 48m 51m 3 meters -- 1.06g/t
129m 135m 6 meters -- 0.20g/t
148.5m 162m 13.5 meters anomalous 0.21g/t
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A07 - 10 45m 51m 6 meters 0.17% --
91.5m 106.5m 15 meters 0.24% 0.14g/t
141m 160.5m 19.5 meters 0.16% --
181.5m 187.5m 6 meters 0.17% 0.14g/t
256.5m 264m 7.5 meters 0.29% 0.15g/t
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A07 - 11 96m 109.5m 13.5 meters 0.17% 0.27g/t
121.5m 124.5m 3 meters 0.56% 0.57g/t
199.5m 273m 73.5 meters 0.12% --
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A07 - 12 No significant assays
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A07 - 13 4.5m 102m 97.5 meters 0.17%(i) --
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A07 - 14 94.5m 109.5m 15 meters 0.17% 0.16g/t
151.5m 162m 10.5 meters 0.16% 0.15g/t
175.5m 181.5m 6 meters 0.41% 0.14g/t
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(i) Composite based on 65 samples (each 1.5 meters), 30 assays reported as
% copper and 35 multi-spectrometer analysis reported as ppm copper.


Westar President, Mitchell Adam, states: "We are delighted to see the advancement of the Axe property and in particular we are very encouraged to see the gold results across sizeable intersections which we feel could greatly increase the potential economics of the project."

John R. Kerr P. Eng is the qualified person who has reviewed the technical material contained in this news release.

On Behalf of the Board

Mitchell Adam, President

Weststar Resources Corp.

WARNING: The Company relies on litigation protection for "forward looking" statements. Actual results could differ materially from those described in the news release as a result of numerous factors, some of which are outside the control of the Company.

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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