American Creek reports additional positive drill results from Treaty Creek Project



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    RAYMOND, AB, March 17 /CNW/ - American Creek Resources Ltd. is pleased to
report the final results of the 2007 exploration program on the Treaty Creek
Project located in northwest British Columbia, Canada.
    The Treaty Creek property is not only adjacent to one of the largest gold
discoveries ever made in North America, but appears to form part of the same
highly mineralized trend line. Seabridge Gold's (SEA: TSX-V) Mitchell deposit
is located immediately south of the Treaty Creek Project. Seabridge recently
announced an updated independent National Instrument 43-101 mineral resource
estimate for the Mitchell deposit which resulted in 55% of the total Mitchell
gold resource now being classified as indicated.
    The combined 29.5 million ounces of gold and 5.1 billion lbs. of copper
in the updated Mitchell resources now stand as follows:

    
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    Indicated Mineral Resources           Inferred Mineral Resources
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                         Gold    Copper                        Gold   Copper
    Tonnes  Gold Copper Ounces   Pounds   Tonnes  Gold Copper Ounces  Pounds
     (000)  (g/t)  (%)   (000) (millions)  (000)  (g/t) (%)   (000)(millions)
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    734,163 0.69  0.18  16,287    2,913   667,421  0.62 0.15  13,304   2,206
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    Seabridge has also reported that there is "considerable potential for
further expansion to the north, south and at depth".
    In addition to the Mitchell deposit, Seabridge's neighboring Kerr and
Sulphurets deposits hold another combined inferred and indicated resource of
4,476,000 ounces of gold and 3.078 billion pounds of copper.
    Silver Standard's (SSO:TSX-V) Snowfield deposit, also located within the
same mineralized trend line, now contains a measured and indicated resource
totaling 3.1 million ounces of gold. Silver Standard recently reported that
drill hole MZ-1 was collared approximately 550 meters east of Seabridge's
Mitchell deposit and has been interpreted as a potential continuation of that
zone.

    Treaty Creek Drill Program

    American Creek Resources completed a diamond drill program on the Treaty
Creek property during August, September and October of 2007, drilling a total
of 5,470 meters in 30 holes. All core was logged, split and sampled on site
and was delivered to the EcoTech Laboratory field preparation facility in
Stewart, BC. EcoTech personnel prepared the assay samples and forwarded them
to the main EcoTech Laboratory in Kamloops for assay. The results from the
first 17 holes were released on December 11, 2007. The highlights from the
final 13 holes are set out below. All intersections are presented as drill
hole intercept width and are not necessarily true width.

    Copper Belle Zone

    The Copper Belle zone is a newly discovered outcrop that was recently
exposed due to rapid glacial melting. The Copper Belle lies across the valley
from the Eureka and ND zones and is one of the most promising new finds on the
property. The adjacent area has historic high-grade discoveries including a
trench sample taken in 1987 with 969 g/t gold over 1.2 meters. The Copper
Belle rock is heavily mineralized with finely disseminated pyrite,
chalcopyrite, galena, sphalerite and bornite. Highlights of the earlier 2007
results (see December 11, 2007 press release) included a 76.07 meter
intersection of 0.93 g/t gold along with 8.78 g/t silver and 0.063% copper, a
46.23 meter intersection of 0.83 g/t gold along with 6.39 g/t silver and
0.041% copper, a 17.00 meter interval of 4.33 g/t gold with 2.00 g/t silver, a
65.00 meter interval of 0.81 g/t gold with 3.80 g/t silver, and a 30.18 meter
interval with 1.32 g/t gold with 5.93 g/t silver and 0.093% copper.
Significant results for the final three holes are presented below:

    
                              COPPER BELLE ZONE

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                 From      To   Interval  Gold  Silver   Copper Lead   Zinc
    Drill Hole    (m)      (m)     (m)    (g/t)  (g/t)    (%)    (%)    (%)
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    TC07-09CB     2.44    80.00   77.56   0.79     2.8       -      -      -
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    including     2.44    41.00   38.56   1.17     4.4   0.033  0.048  0.044
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                190.27   192.67    2.40   0.08     6.8   0.907      -      -
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                232.00   233.00    1.00   2.70    36.0       -      -      -
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                263.57   282.50   18.93   0.34    0.89       -      -      -
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    TC07-21CB     2.43    43.50   41.07   1.11    5.88   0.080  0.070  0.057
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    including     2.43    24.00   21.57   1.67     9.8   0.136  0.116  0.095
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                127.00   171.00   44.00   0.82     1.5       -      -      -
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    including   147.00   151.00    4.00    1.5     3.1       -      -      -
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                191.00   233.00   42.00   0.49     1.3       -      -      -
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                295.00   309.00   14.00   0.50     0.8       -      -      -
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                363.00   379.00   16.00   0.51     1.8       -      -      -
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                467.00   469.00    2.00   4.65     6.0   0.045  0.016      -
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    TC07-30CB     3.04    48.50   45.46   0.81    18.7   0.233  0.093  0.152
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    including     8.50     8.80    0.30   2.27   232.0   0.590  1.070  2.960
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    including    23.00    24.75    1.75   1.29   70.17   0.300  0.520  0.700
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    including    46.50    48.50    2.00   2.75   104.3   4.175  0.225  0.085
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    Grab samples from the Copper Belle zone were also very promising and
confirm its potential to host significant mineralization. The most promising
results, which were previously released, were as follows:

    ET     Tag      Gold     Gold     Silver   Silver   Copper   Lead   Zinc
    No.    No.      (g/t)   (oz/t)    (g/t)    (oz/t)    (%)     (%)    (%)
    1   TR0701WE     1.71    0.050      60.2     1.76       -       -      -
    8   TR0706BA     2.00    0.058      99.4     2.90       -    1.57   1.19
    9   TR0707BA     3.20    0.093     257.0     7.50    3.07       -   1.25
    10  TR0708BA     4.80    0.140    1670.0    48.70    2.75    6.63   5.44
    11  TR0709BA     2.29    0.067     629.0    18.34    4.10       -      -
    12  TR0710BA     0.32    0.009                          -       -      -
    13  TR0711BA    11.30    0.330      60.0     1.75       -       -      -
    15  TR0718DO     2.80    0.082      69.5     2.03    1.29       -      -
    18  TR0721DO     0.07    0.002     228.0     6.65       -    9.52   1.29
    

    The Copper Belle zone appears to be one of the most promising new
discoveries in the Kerr-Sulphurets region. Based on the 2007 drill results, a
considerable amount of exploration will be focused on this zone in the 2008
season.

    GR2 Zone

    This area is approximately 1 kilometer northwest of the Copper Belle and
carries similar key minerals. Surface samples have been heavily mineralized
with massive galena and sphalerite, indicating silver, lead and zinc.
Highlights of the first five holes (see December 11, 2007 press release)
drilled on the GR2 zone included 34.50 meters of 0.70 g/t gold with 25.83 g/t
silver and 0.074% copper, 1.017% lead and 0.663% zinc as well as a 6.62 meter
interval of 2.84 g/t gold with 66.26 g/t silver and 0.029% copper, 0.887% lead
and 0.882% zinc. Significant intercepts from the final five holes are
presented below:

    
                                   GR2 ZONE

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                  From      To   Interval Gold  Silver  Copper  Lead   Zinc
    Drill Hole     (m)      (m)    (m)    (g/t)  (g/t)    (%)    (%)    (%)
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    TC07-18GR2    56.15    56.65   0.50   1.59    60.0   0.012  4.430  0.060
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                  84.00    85.00   1.00   3.01    17.8   0.200  0.100  0.120
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                 105.30   106.00   0.70   4.55    34.2   0.100  0.110  0.370
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                 151.50   152.00   0.50   0.27   164.0   0.119  1.930  0.560
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    TC07-20GR2    33.00    35.00   2.00   1.13     6.9   0.056  0.018  0.057
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                  59.50    60.00   0.50   1.53    74.2   0.080  2.810  0.020
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                 117.00   118.00   1.00   3.41     3.8   0.025  0.030  0.022
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    TC07-26GR2     1.52     3.00   1.48   1.31     2.5   0.016      -  0.022
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                  35.00    37.00   2.00   1.27     4.8   0.022  0.019  0.047
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                  47.00    56.00   9.00   0.80   145.3   0.183  0.866  0.123
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                  76.00    80.00   4.00   0.39     4.6   0.048  0.026  0.053
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                 178.00   178.50   0.50   2.03   170.0   0.030  5.900  4.200
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                 186.00   200.00  14.00   0.99     5.1   0.024  0.014  0.028
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    TC07-27GR2    34.00    36.00   2.00   1.89     5.3   0.012  0.024  0.020
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                  68.00    72.00   4.00   1.04     9.3       -      -      -
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                 122.00   124.00   2.00   1.00    15.1   0.080  0.250  0.090
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                 172.00   183.00  11.00   1.54    16.7   0.031  0.221  0.276
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    including    173.00   177.00   4.00   1.99    29.5   0.016  0.355  0.287
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    TC07-29GR2    30.00    32.00   2.00   3.96     4.7       -      -  0.019
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    ND Zone

    The ND zone consists of a small outcrop that was recently exposed as the
glacier covering it continues to recede. Five shallow holes were drilled with
no significant results.

    Eureka Zone - previously reported December 11, 2007

    The Eureka zone contains mineralization that appears to be similar to the
gold/silver/copper bulk tonnage style Mitchell deposit immediately to the
south of the Treaty Creek property. Historic intersections on the Eureka,
including 0.757 g/t gold over 74.7 meters, 0.46 g/t gold over 169 meters, and
0.67 g/t gold over 72.3 meters, were expanded upon in the 2007 drill program
because of the similarity to the Mitchell grades.
    Highlights of the 2007 drilling on the Eureka include a 75.45 meter
intersection of 0.69 g/t gold with 2.89 g/t silver, an 18.40 meter
intersection of 1.21 g/t gold with 4.62 g/t silver, and an 8.51 meter
intersection of 0.33 g/t gold with 2,094.00 g/t silver and 0.378% copper (this
hole was lost in heavy faulting and ended in mineralization). Significant
intercepts for the six holes drilled are presented below:

    
                          EUREKA ZONE DRILL RESULTS

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                     From          To        Interval      Gold       Silver
    Drill Hole        (m)          (m)          (m)        (g/t)       (g/t)
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    TC07-01Eur        5.93        20.00        14.07        0.81        3.33
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                     56.00        85.17        29.17        0.55        2.21
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    TC07-02Eur        5.95        81.40        75.45        0.69        2.89
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    including         5.95        12.00         6.05        1.93       10.24
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    and              63.00        81.40        18.40        1.21        4.62
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    TC07-03Eur        5.49        66.00        60.51        0.45        1.90
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    TC07-04Eur        6.00        37.53        31.53        0.55        2.81
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    including         6.00        15.03         9.03        1.21        4.92
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    (*)TC07-04Eur    85.00       108.51        23.51        0.50      760.01
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    including       100.00       108.51         8.51        0.33    2,094.00
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    TC07-06Eur       69.50       152.00        85.50        0.47        3.65
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    TC07-08Eur       84.00       105.70        21.70        0.38        7.39
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    (*) hole was lost at 108.51 meters depth.
    

    Summary of 2007 Program

    Both the historical and current exploration conducted on the Treaty Creek
property indicate the potential for mineralization patterns consistent with
the world-class Seabridge / Silver Standard properties immediately to the
south. The Corporation is presently planning the 2008 Treaty Creek exploration
program which will commence in approximately 2-3 months.

    For more detailed information regarding the Treaty Creek Project please
visit the Corporation's website at www.americancreek.com.

    MacDonald J. Millard, P. Eng., P. Geo., is the Qualified Person for the
purposes of National Instrument 43-101 for the Treaty Creek Project and has
verified and approved the contents of this news release.

    American Creek Resources Ltd. is a Canadian junior mineral exploration
company focused on the acquisition, exploration and development of gold and
silver deposits within the Province of British Columbia, Canada.

    Certain information contained in this news release constitutes
forward-looking statements regarding the Corporation's mineral properties.
Forward looking statements are frequently characterized by words such as
"plan", "expect", "project", "intend", "believe", "anticipate" or statements
that certain events or conditions "may" or "will" occur. Forward-looking
statements are based on the reasonable opinions and estimates of management of
American Creek and are subject to a variety of risks, uncertainties and other
factors that could cause actual events or results to differ materially from
those projected in the forward-looking statements. These factors include: the
inherent risks involved in the exploration and development of mineral
properties, uncertainties involved in the interpretation of drill results and
other geological data, fluctuating commodity prices, unforeseen permitting
requirements, changes in environmental laws or regulations, the possibility of
project cost overruns or unanticipated costs and expenses, weather conditions,
the availability of contractors for equipment and services, the availability
of future financing and general business and economic conditions. Such
statements are also based on a number of assumptions which may prove to be
incorrect, including assumptions about general business and economic
conditions being accurate, the timing and receipt of regulatory approvals for
projects and operations, the availability of financing, the ability to secure
equipment and labour, and American Creek's ongoing relationship with third
parties. The foregoing factors, risks and assumptions are not exhaustive.
Events or circumstances could cause actual events or results to differ
materially from those estimated or projected and expressed in, or implied by,
these forward-looking statements. Accordingly, readers should not place undue
reliance on forward-looking statements. These forward-looking statements are
as of the date they are made and American Creek disclaims any obligation to
update any forward-looking statements, except as required by law.

    The TSX Venture Exchange does not accept responsibility for the adequacy
    or accuracy of this release.





For further information:

For further information: Darren R. Blaney, Chief Operating Officer,
Phone: (403) 752-4040, Fax: (403) 752-4020, or Email:
dblaney@americancreek.com; Information relating to the Corporation is
available on its website at www.americancreek.com

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