West Vancouver, British Columbia – June 16, 2008 – Columbia Yukon Explorations Inc. (the “Company”) is pleased to report that a second drill rig has arrived at the “Storie” molybdenum property deposit located in northern British Columbia. D.J. DRILLING (2004) LTD. of Aldergrove, British Columbia has agreed to supply a total of four drill rigs to the Storie property for the Company’s 2008 drilling program. The first drill rig has now completed a third core drill hole (ST08-99) and results and assays are pending. Approximately 100 core drill holes are planned for this year’s drilling program as step out resource expansion holes.
Ron Coombes, President and CEO of Columbia Yukon, states “that Columbia Yukon is very encouraged by the successful and rapid development of the Storie molybdenum project to date, as well as the Company’s prospects to significantly expand the known NI 43-101 inferred resource of 101 million metric tonnes grading 0.067% Mo.
About Columbia Yukon Explorations Inc.:
Columbia Yukon is a Canadian mineral exploration company focused on the development of its Storie Molybdenum Property deposit located in northern British Columbia, 5km south of the Hwy from the former Cassiar Mine townsite.
For further information, contact Mr. Clive Shallow, investor communication, at 604-922-2030 or visit the Company’s website at www.columbiayukon.com.
Columbia Yukon Explorations Inc.
“Ronald A. Coombes”
Ronald A. Coombes, President & CEO
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