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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.

Western Potash Corp. (the "Company") (TSX.v: WPX, FSE: AHE) is pleased to announce that it has completed its first 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.

Western Potash Corp. (the "Company") (TSX.v: WPX, FSE: AHE) is pleased to announce that it has received its initial potash well licenses from Manitoba Science, Technology, Energy and Mines (STEM) and has mobilized a drill rig supplied by Ensign Drilling Partnership to  the Company's 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 Corps's Rocanville potash mine.

Western Potash Corp. (the "Company") (TSXv: WPX, FSE: AHE)  is pleased to announce that it has signed a drill contract agreement to commence its initial potash exploration drilling program within the Company Russell-Miniota Exploration Permits in Manitoba.  These permits comprise 555 square kilometers, are adjacent to BHP Billiton Potash Lease and Agrium Exploration permits along the Manitoba border, and lie within 13km of Saskatchewan Potash Corps Rocanville potash mine. The property is well-located 55 km from the US border, and has good access to all necessary infrastructure.

Western Potash Corp. (the "Company") (TSXv: WPX, FSE: AHE) is pleased to announce that it has been granted its first potash permits in south-eastern Saskatchewan.  The three contiguous permits, KP-407, KP-408, and KP-409, granted by the Saskatchewan Ministry of Energy and Resources comprise a total of 123,948 acres.

Western Potash Corp. (the "Company") (TSXv: WPX, FSE: AHE) is pleased to announce that it has entered into an agreement with Lockwood Financial Ltd. of Calgary Alberta to provide certain financial and marketing services for the Company.  The Company will pay Lockwood $10,000 per month and grant Lockwood up to 1,000,000 stock options at $1.25.