Happy Creek Confirms Continuity of Mineralization on the Fox Moly-Tungsten Property

    VANCOUVER, Dec. 13 /CNW/ - Happy Creek Minerals Ltd. (TSX-V: HPY) (the
"Company") reports that further to its news release November 27, 2007, it has
completed an additional three drill holes on its 100% owned Fox tungsten
molybdenum property, located approximately 50 kilometres northeast of 100 Mile
House in the south central Cariboo, B.C. Tungsten and molybdenum
mineralization has now been intersected in all thirteen holes over a
1.5 kilometre distance, and 500 metres in width. The mineralization remains
open in extent.
    Between October 1st and December 5th a total of 3,723 metres of diamond
drilling was completed in thirteen holes. All thirteen drill holes have
intersected zones that are between 3.0 and 6.0 metres in thickness comprised
of quartz, limestone and calc silicates ("skarn") containing variable
concentrations of scheelite (tungsten mineral) and molybdenite (molybdenum
mineral). Drilling of holes 07F-11, 12 and 13 has confirmed continuity of
these mineralized zones between previous holes. All thirteen holes have also
intersected molybdenite within intrusive rock at depth that is potentially
related to a porphyry system, similar to the former Boss Mountain molybdenum
mine located 26 kilometres to the west, or the Newmac Resources
Anticlimax-Crazy Fox property, approximately 50 kilometres to the south.
    The Fox property is approximately 225 square kilometres in area. The
property is largely underlain by metasediment, calcareous metasediment and
limestone of the Snowshoe Formation, Proterozoic to Paleozoic in age. The
calcareous metasediment and limestone units, favorable for hosting skarn
mineralization, is approximately 80 metres in thickness and has been mapped on
surface for approximately 16 kilometres in length and three kilometres in
width. These metasedimentary rocks are cut by intrusive rocks that are very
similar in age to those at the Boss Mountain mine and genetically related to
molybdenum and tungsten mineralization.
    In addition to the new molybdenum porphyry potential discovered on the
Fox property, tungsten, often associated with this type of deposit, appears to
be effectively trapped within the receptive limestone beds, resulting in a
large scale tungsten skarn. Located four kilometres north of this drill
program is an area of favourable geology that has shown high grade tungsten
results of up to 5.64% tungsten over 0.30 metres (see news release dated
October 22, 2007). This favorable geology covers an area of approximately
16 kilometres by three kilometres and indicates the potential for a very large
mineralized system.
    Exploration plans for 2008 currently include diamond drilling designed to
generate an NI 43-101 resource figure for the tungsten-molybdenum skarn zones
and locate the ultimate source of mineralization, a large tonnage molybdenum
    The Company would like to thank all personnel involved in the fieldwork
this year including Driftwood Drilling of Smithers, B.C., and Yellowhead
Helicopters of Clearwater, B.C. for their exceptional performance and
dedication to the project. The final shipment of core samples has been
delivered to the lab for analyses, and results are expected within two to
three months from delivery to the lab.

    David Blann, P.Eng. is a Qualified Person as defined by National
Instrument 43-101 and is responsible for the preparation and approval of the
technical information disclosed in the News Release.

    On behalf of the Board of Directors,

    "David E Blann"

    David E Blann, P.Eng.

    This News Release has neither been approved nor disapproved by the
TSX-Venture Exchange. The TSX-Venture Exchange does not accept responsibility
for the accuracy or adequacy of the contents of this News Release. This News
Release may contain statements that are forward looking and subject to risk
and uncertainty more fully described in the Company's Prospectus and Public
Filings located on SEDAR

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For further information:

For further information: David E Blann, P.Eng., President, Office phone:
(604) 662-8310, Toll Free Phone: 1-877-662-8310, www.happycreekminerals.com,

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