Stikine Closes Private Placement



    SKY:TSX.V

    VANCOUVER, Aug. 13 /CNW/ - Stikine Gold Corporation (SKY:TSX.V) (the
"Company") announces that it has closed the private placement originally
announced on June 10, 2009 for total proceeds of $200,000.
    2 million units have been issued, each consisting of one common share and
one common share purchase warrant, with each warrant entitling the holder to
acquire an additional common share until August 13, 2010 at a price of $0.15.
All securities issued in connection with this financing are subject to a hold
period expiring on December 14, 2009.
    Proceeds from the private placement will be used for working capital and
an initial evaluation of the Company's recently staked mineral claims covering
silica occurrences in north eastern British Columbia.

    
                           STIKINE GOLD CORPORATION

                               "David Skerlec"

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                 David J. Skerlec - Chief Financial Officer


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





For further information:

For further information: Investor Relations, Tel: (604) 684-1900, Fax:
(604) 684-2902, Email: info@stikinegold.com, Web: www.stikinegold.com

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