West Kirkland Mining Adds to Its Technical Team

September 15, 2010

VANCOUVER, BRITISH COLUMBIA – West Kirkland Mining Inc. (WKM: TSX-V) (“West Kirkland” or the “Company”) is pleased to announce the appointment of Ken Kryklywy as Manager, Ontario and Quebec.  Mr. Kryklywy is a Professional Engineer with 25 years of mining and exploration experience including a track record of gold discovery in the Timmins and Kirkland Lake gold camps.  Recently, Mr. Kryklywy was a member of the team that outlined a 2.8 million ounce gold deposit at the Young-Davidson Mine near Kirkland Lake and located along the same geological break being explored by West Kirkland.  In addition, Mr. Kryklywy’s work outlined a new 800,000 ounce gold resource at the Holt-Holloway Mine, north of Kirkland Lake.  His experience spans early stage exploration to mine resource management and operations.  Mr. Kryklywy lives in the Kirkland Lake area and he has strong ties to the community. 

Mr. Kryklywy will be leading the Company’s drill program in the prolific Kirkland Lake Camp. Along with Michael Allen, the Company’s Vice President, Exploration, Mr. Kryklywy will have the mandate to expand the Company’s opportunities along the major gold breaks controlling gold deposits in North America. 

West Kirkland’s President, R. Michael Jones, P.Eng said, “West Kirkland is very fortunate to have Ken join our team. His experience and track record of discovery in the exact trend that we are exploring is ideal and we anticipate that Ken will be able to advance our systematic exploration for gold and to help grow our business to the scale that our shareholders expect.”


On behalf of the Board of Directors

“R. Michael Jones, P. Eng”

About West Kirkland Mining Inc.

West Kirkland Mining was formed in 2010 and is focused on gold exploration in North America. The Company has consolidated significant mineral rights positions in the Kirkland Lake area of Canada and the Carlin trend of Nevada – two of North America’s Premier Gold camps. The founders of West Kirkland Mining have successful gold discovery and mine operations experience in both Ontario and Nevada over the past 25 years.


For further information, please see the Company’s website at www.wkmining.com or contact us by email at [email protected] or call:

West Kirkland Mining Inc.
R. Michael Jones or Michael Allen at (604) 685-8311
Sequoia Partners
Don Graham: 778-558-4310 or [email protected]  
James Beesley: 778-389-7715 or [email protected]


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Disclaimer for Forward-Looking Information
This press release contains forward-looking information within the meaning of Canadian securities laws.  Such information includes, without limitation, information regarding proposed exploration activities.  Although the Company believes that such information is reasonable, it can give no assurance that such expectations will prove to be correct. Forward-looking information is typically identified by words such as: believe, expect, anticipate, intend, estimate, postulate and similar expressions, or are those, which, by their nature, refer to future events. The Company cautions investors that any forward-looking information provided by the Company is not a guarantee of future results or performance, and that actual results may differ materially from those in forward looking information as a result of various factors, including, but not limited to, the state of the financial markets for the Company’s equity securities, the state of the market for gold or other minerals that may be produced generally, recent market volatility; variations in the nature ,quality and quantity of any mineral deposits that may be located, the Company's ability to obtain any necessary permits, consents or authorizations required for its activities, to raise the necessary capital or to be fully able to implement its business strategies and other risks associated with the exploration and development of mineral properties. The reader is referred to the Company's Filing Statement dated March 31, 2010 for a more complete discussion of such risk factors and their potential effects, a copy of which may be accessed through the Company’s page on SEDAR at www.sedar.com

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