February 17, 2004- Golden Arch Resources Ltd. (the ‘Company’) is pleased to announce the hiring of Bernard Stannus B.Sc., P. Eng. in association with the Company’s Mildred Peak Property in Pima County, Arizona. Mr. Stannus will be Senior Geologist in charge of exploration and operations of the Mildred Peak Project.
Mr. Stannus has vast experience from the exploration stage through design, development, construction, and mine start-up and operations. Mr. Stannus previously participated in or directed gold projects with Glamis Gold Ltd., Barrick, and Thyssen Mining Exploration Inc., as well as copper projects with Barrick, and Afton Mines Ltd. In conjunction with his new position with the Company, Mr. Stannus has been granted options of 50,000 common shares at a deemed price of $0.26 per share for two years.
On behalf of the Board of Directors of Golden Arch Resources Ltd. “Les Kjosness”<br>President
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