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Western Potash Corp. (the “Company”) (TSX.V: WPX, FSE: AHE)  is pleased to announce that it has received results from its eighth and ninth potash exploration wells drilled within the Russell-Miniota exploration permit in Manitoba, part of the continuing Phase I drill program announced in a press release dated October 22, 2008 within permits QP-168 and QP-172. These Permits cover over 1,000 square kilometers and are adjacent to BHP Billiton’s Potash Lease and Agrium’s Exploration Permits along the Manitoba border. All drill intercepts noted in this release can be considered to represent the true thickness of the mineralization, as the salt beds are flat lying and the holes were drilled vertically.

Western Potash Corp. (the “Company”) announces the closing of the Flow-thru private placement announced on December 23, 2008.  The Company has issued a total of 8,514,850 shares for total proceeds of $2,809,900.50.

In connection with this private placement the Company paid a finder’s fee to Wellington West Capital Markets Inc., in the amount of $168,594.03

Western Potash Corp. (the “Company”) announces a private placement of up to 8,514,850 flow-through shares (the “Shares”), subject to the approval of the TSX Venture Exchange. 

Western Potash Corp. (the “Company”) (TSX.V: WPX, FSE: AHE)   is pleased to announce that it has received results from its sixth and seventh potash exploration wells drilled in the southern portion of permit QP-168 and in permit QP-172 located to the south and contiguous with QP-168, the “Miniota area”, in south-western Manitoba, as part of the expanded Phase I drill program announced in a press release dated October 22, 2008.  These Permits cover over 1,000 square kilometers, are adjacent to BHP Billiton’s Potash Lease and Agrium’s Exploration Permits along the Manitoba border. All drill intercepts noted in this release can be considered the true thickness of the mineralization, as the salt beds are flat lying and the holes were drilled vertically.

Western Potash Corp. (the “Company”) (TSX.V: WPX, FSE: AHE)   is pleased to announce that it has received results from its fifth potash exploration well drilled within the Russell-Miniota exploration permit in Manitoba.  These Permits cover over 1,000 square kilometers, are adjacent to BHP Billiton’s Potash Lease and Agrium’s Exploration Permits along the Manitoba border, and lie within 13km of Saskatchewan Potash Corp.’s Rocanville potash mine.  All drill intercepts noted in this release can be considered the true thickness of the mineralization, as the salt beds are flat lying and the holes were drilled vertically.

Western Potash Corp. (the “Company”) (TSX.V: WPX, FSE: AHE) wishes to announce that it has today received approval from the TSX Venture Exchange (the “Exchange”) to make a Normal Course Issuer Bid (the “Bid”) to purchase for cancellation, from time to time,as it considers advisable, up to 4,900,000 of the Company’s (being approximately 5% of the 99,121,533 Common Shares outstanding at October 8, 2008). Purchases will not exceed 1,980,000 common shares (being approximately 2% of the Company’s issued and outstanding Common Shares) in the 30 day period commencing October 20, 2008. 

Western Potash Corp. (the “Company”) (TSX.V: WPX, FSE: AHE) is pleased to announce that it has received results from its first four potash exploration wells drilled within the Russell-Miniota exploration permit in Manitoba.  These Permits cover over 1,000 square kilometers, are adjacent to BHP Billiton’s Potash Lease and Agrium’s Exploration Permits along the Manitoba border, and lie within 13km of Saskatchewan Potash Corp.’s Rocanville Potash Mine.  Three of the four holes drilled intercepted the Esterhazy member, the potash formation being exploited at the nearby Rocanville mine.  All drill intercepts noted in this release can be considered the true thickness of the mineralization, as the salt beds are flat lying and the holes were drilled vertically.

Western Potash Corp. (the "Company") (TSX.v: WPX, FSE: AHE) is pleased to announce that it has been granted Potash Exploration Permit QP-172 by Manitoba Science Technology Energy and Mines. The permit, covering 49,000 hectares is located immediately south, and is contiguous with the Company's Russell-Miniota property, and lies approx. 40km southeast of Saskatchewan Potash Corp.'s Rocanville Potash Mine.  The permit is valid for a 5 year term renewed annually subject to the payment of annual rental fees, and minimum annual exploration commitments.

Western Potash Corp. (the “Company”) (TSX.V: WPX, FSE: AHE)   is pleased to announce that it has now completed the third well in its five well exploration program at its Russell-Miniota exploration permit in Manitoba.  These Permits comprise 555 square kilometers, are adjacent to BHP Billiton’s Potash Lease and Agrium’s Exploration Permits along the Manitoba border, and lie within 13km of Saskatchewan Potash Corp.’s Rocanville Potash Mine. The company also reports that it has completed its planned 175km seismic program.

Western Potash Corp. (the "Company") (TSX.V: WPX, FSE: AHE) is pleased to announce that it has completed its second potash exploration well within the Russell-Miniota Exploration Permits in Manitoba. These Permits comprise 555 square kilometers, are adjacent to BHP Billiton's Potash Lease and Agrium's Exploration Permits along the Manitoba border, and lie within 13km of Saskatchewan Potash Corp's Rocanville Potash Mine.