Tagish Appoints Stuart Green as General Manager - Operations

    RICHMOND, BC, Aug. 22 /CNW Telbec/ - Tagish Lake Gold Corp. (TSX.V - TLG)
is pleased to announce the appointment of Stuart L. Green as General Manager -
Operations, responsible for moving the Skukum Creek gold/silver deposit to
production. Mr. Green brings 30 years of mining experience including some
15 years of underground operations, with narrow vein mining and gold/silver
processing experience. He has managed all aspects of mining operations
including permitting, feasibility, production (mine & mill), and reclamation.
Previous experience has been with Kinross Gold USA as a Project Manager,
St Andrews Goldfields as General Manager, and for 11 years, with BHP-Billiton
where his last position was Executive Manager - Mine Technical Services at the
Ok Tedi Mine in Papua New Guinea.
    Mr. Green graduated with honors from Montana Tech, Butte, Montana with a
B,Sc. Mining Engineering degree.
    "We are pleased to have a person with Mr. Green's experience and
qualifications to build the Tagish operations team. He has an important role
to fill in advancing the Skukum Creek Deposit to production" stated
Robert Rodger, President of Tagish Lake Gold Corp.

    About Tagish Lake Gold Corp.

    Tagish Lake Gold Corp. explores for and develops high grade gold-silver
mineral deposits in the Yukon Territory of Canada. The Company is currently
focused on its wholly owned, 178 km2 Skukum Mineral District located 80 km by
road south of Whitehorse. The Skukum Mineral District hosts the Skukum Creek
gold-silver deposit, the Goddell Gully gold deposit and the Mt. Skukum gold


    This news release includes certain forward looking statements in respect
to various issues including upcoming events. These forward looking statements
are based upon current expectations which involve risks and uncertainties that
could cause actual outcomes and results to differ materially. Mineral
exploration is subject to a high degree of risk, which even a combination of
experience, knowledge, and careful evaluation may fail to overcome.
Exploration activities are also expensive. The Company will therefore require
additional financing to carry on its business, and such financing may not be
available when it is needed. The Company disclaims any obligation to revise
any forward looking statements as a result of information received after the
fact or regarding future events.

For further information:

For further information: visit the Company's website at
www.tagishgold.com, or contact: Tagish Lake Gold Corp.: Robert Rodger,
President, (604) 273-6477, Fax: (604) 248-2996, www.tagishgold.com; Renmark
Financial Communications Inc.: Barbara Komorowski:
bkomorowski@renmarkfinancial.com; John Boidman: jboidman@renmarkfinancial.com,
(514) 939-3989, Fax: (514) 939-3717; www.renmarkfinancial.com; Should you wish
to receive Company news via email, please email investor@tagishgold.com and
specify "TLG News" in the subject line.

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