Tri-River Ventures Inc. - Change to Board of Directors

VANCOUVER, Feb. 8, 2013 /CNW/ - Tri-River Ventures Inc. (the "Company") confirms that Jay Chmelauskas has resigned as a director of the Company.

Management thanks Mr. Chmelauskas for his very helpful participation on the Board particularly given his extensive business and resource property experience in China. We wish him the very best with his ongoing and future endeavors.

Arising from Mr. Chmelauskas' resignation, the members of the audit committee are now Y.B. Ian He,  Yonggang Yang and Yong Sui.

About Tri-River

Tri-River is a Canadian based exploration company focused on acquisition, exploration and development of mineral resource properties. The Company is currently exploring its options with respect to its Lianlong mineral property in Sichuan province, China, as well as its proposed potash property acquisitions. Tri-River's shares are listed on the TSX Venture Exchange under the symbol TVR.

Forward-Looking Statements

This press release contains forward-looking statements based on current expectations. Forward-looking statements entail various risks and uncertainties that could cause actual events or results to differ materially from those reflected in forward-looking statements.  Risks and uncertainties about Tri-River's business are more fully discussed in Tri-River's disclosure materials under the heading "Risk Factors" and elsewhere in Tri-River's MD&A, Financial Statements and other periodic filings with Canadian securities regulators and on SEDAR. The Company does not assume any obligation to update forward-looking statements.

SOURCE: Tri-River Ventures Inc.

For further information:

Y.B. Ian He, Tri-River Ventures Inc., (604) 306-5867.