February 6, 2012 Vancouver, Canada - Fire River Gold Corp. and Mystery Creek Resources Inc. [TSX.V: FAU| OTCQX: FVGCF| FSE: FWR] (the "Company") is pleased to announce it has promoted Mr. Timothy G. Smith to Vice President and Chief Operating Officer (C.O.O.). Mr. Smith previously served as V.P. Operations this past year at Fire River Gold Corp.'s Nixon Fork Mine.
Richard Goodwin, President of the Company says,
"Tim has been a steady hand, driving this project forward and is very deserving of this promotion. I am pleased to have such a competent operator on our management team as we transition to operations."
On behalf of the Board of Directors,
Certain information regarding the Company
including management's assessment of future plans and operations, may
constitute forward-looking statements under applicable securities laws
and necessarily involve risks associated with mining exploration and
development, volatility of prices, currency fluctuations, imprecision of
resource estimates, environmental and permitting risks, access to labour
and services, competition from other companies and ability to access
sufficient capital. As a consequence, actual results may differ
materially from those anticipated in the forward-looking statements. A
feasibility study has not been completed and there is no certainty the
disclosed targets will be reached nor that the proposed operations will
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