St. Eugene to commence drilling end of April on Moyie zinc/silver/lead property, B.C.



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    TSX VENTURE SEM

    VANCOUVER, April 23 /CNW/ - (TSX.V: SEM) Rolly Trenaman, President is
pleased to report that a contract has been signed with SCS Diamond Drilling of
Merritt, B.C. for a minimum of 4,000 metres of diamond drilling to be
conducted on the Company's Moyie Project properties located 20 km south of
Cranbrook, B.C. The drilling is slated to commence during the last week of
April, 2007.
    The Company identified six drill targets during the 2006 exploration
field season. Two of these targets were drill tested and the following
significant results were obtained:

    
    Vent Target - Monroe Lake - four holes - 413 metres
    Hole M06-01
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                                                                      Silver
      Zone              From - To         Interval   Zinc %   Lead %    (opt)
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    Zone 1          15.6 - 19.3 M   3.7 M (12.2 ft)   7.95     4.26     2.00
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    Zone 2          35.7 - 38.8 M   3.1 M (10.2 ft)   5.97     3.84     1.40
    -------------------------------------------------------------------------
    Zone 3          45.0 - 50.0 M   5.0 M (16.4 ft)    6.3     4.04     1.98
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    Society Girl Target - four holes - 945 metres
    The individual samples results from Hole SG 06-02 were as follows:
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                        From - To         Interval                    Silver
    Sample No.            (Metres)         (Metres)  Zinc %   Lead %    (opt)
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    304394        181.20 - 181.45             0.25    4.01     0.31      0.1
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    304395        181.45 - 182.50             1.05   18.60     5.99      1.8
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    304396        182.50 - 182.70             0.20    1.20     0.61      0.2
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    Average        181.2 -  182.7        1.5 (5 ft)   13.8      4.3      1.4
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    Further sampling of Hole SG 06-02 adjacent to the samples reported here
has just been completed. Results will be reported as soon as they are
available.
    Current plans call for the four remaining targets to be drill tested,
following which the drill will return to the Society Girl target to expand the
information base on the impressive zinc intersection cut in SG 06-02 during
2006 fall drilling campaign.
    Details of the proposed drill layouts may be seen on the Company's
website.
    R. T. Trenaman, P. Eng is the qualified person for St. Eugene Mining
Corp. in regards to data presented in this news release.
    For further details on the Company, please refer to the Company's website
www.steugenemining.ca, and its Canadian regulatory filings on SEDAR at
www.sedar.com.

    On Behalf of the Board of Directors of
    ST. EUGENE MINING CORPORATION LIMITED
    "R. T. Trenaman"
    President and CEO

    This news release was prepared by Management who take full responsibility
for content. The TSX Venture has not reviewed and does not accept
responsibility for the adequacy or accuracy of this release. Forward- looking
statements in this release are made pursuant to the "safe harbor" provisions
of the Private Securities Litigation Reform Act of 1995. Forward-looking
statements involve known and unknown risks and uncertainties that may cause
the Company's actual future-period results to differ materially from
forecasts.

    %SEDAR: 00005863E




For further information:

For further information: R. T. Trenaman at (604) 669-5775, Email:
info@steugenemining.ca; Media: Kirsti Mattson at (604) 202-2484, Email:
kusickmattson@yahoo.ca - media

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