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West Kirkland Mining Adds to Board of Directors

September 24, 2010

VANCOUVER, BRITISH COLUMBIA, September 24, 2010 - West Kirkland Mining Inc. (WKM:TSXV) (“West Kirkland” or the “Company”) is pleased to announce the appointment of Mr. John S. Brock to the Board of Directors of the Company.

Mr. Brock holds a B.Sc in geology and geophysics and has over 40 years service in an executive role with 20 public junior exploration companies. Through companies under his management, he has participated in 12 major mineral deposit discoveries in north and western Canada, Nevada, Mexico, Ecuador, Sumatra, and Mongolia. Since 1973, Mr. Brock has played a significant role in the equity financing of public companies under his management. He served six years as a governor/Board Member of the Vancouver Stock Exchange and CDNX Exchange and two years on the TSX Venture Exchange Advisory Board. Currently, Mr. Brock is serving as CEO of Pacific Ridge Exploration and is a director of US Silver Corporation.

Subject to ratification by the Board of Directors and regulatory approval, Mr. Brock shall be granted 125,000 options in the Company at a price of $1.15.

Mr. Brock joins R. Michael Jones, Frank Hallam, Eric Carlson and Pierre Lebel on the Board of Directors of West Kirkland Mining Inc.

About West Kirkland Mining – WKM-TSXV

West Kirkland Mining was formed in 2010 and is focused on gold exploration along major trends in North America. The Company has consolidated significant mineral rights positions in the Kirkland Lake area of Canada and along the Carlin trend of Nevada – two of North America’s Premier Gold camps. The founders and Board of West Kirkland Mining have successful gold discovery, development and mine operations experience in both Ontario and Nevada over the past 40 years.

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

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


Neither the TSX Venture Exchange nor its Regulation Services Provider (as that term is defined in the policies of the TSX Venture Exchange) accepts responsibility for the adequacy or accuracy of this release.

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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