Continent Appoints Directors and Officers

September 16, 2008, Vancouver, BC: Continent Resources Inc. (CNQ: CORE) (the "Company") is pleased to announce that at the Company's recently held board meeting, Michael R. Pawlowski and Daniel P. Laux were appointed as directors. The Company is also pleased to announce the appointment of Michael R. Pawlowski as President and Daniel P. Laux as Vice President, Exploration of the Company. Robert Bick remains as CEO.

Michael R. Pawlowski

Mr. Pawlowski has more than 28 years of experience in global exploration, mine development and production. Mr. Pawlowski spent over 16 years executing large tonnage copper porphyry drilling projects, increasing the geological block model tonnage through exploration. He has developed a particular expertise in porphyry copper oxide systems. Mr. Pawlowski is a Registered Geologist in Arizona and a Certified Professional Geologist with the American Institute of Professional Geologists and holds a M.Sc. in geology from the University of Idaho, and a B.Sc. in geology and chemistry from Northern Illinois University.

Daniel P. Laux

Mr. Laux has over 24 years of experience as an exploration and mine geologist. Mr. Laux has worked in copper mines in Arizona and gold mines in Nevada, and has explored for mineral resources throughout western North America and South America. He holds a B.Sc. in geology from Arizona State University.

Board of Directors

The Company's Board of Directors now consists of: Robert Bick, Paul Cowley, Lawrence Dick, Herrick Lau, Daniel Laux and Michael Pawlowski. Diana Ho and Robert Wolfe have resigned as directors.

About Continent Resources Inc.

Continent Resources Inc. holds a significant portfolio of copper properties in one of the world's most prolific copper-producing regions, in Arizona and New Mexico. This area is elephant country for copper, containing the greatest cluster of porphyry copper deposits anywhere in the world and making up over 10% of the world's copper production. Continent Resources Inc. is focused on the discovery of copper resources which are suitable for leaching. Lone Mountain, the Company's feature property is within sight of the large Tyrone and Chino porphyry copper deposits owned by Freeport-McMoRan.

For more information please visit: www.continentresources.com

In compliance with National Instrument 43-101, Michael R. Pawlowski, President of Continent Resource Inc., is the Qualified Person who prepared and supervised the preparation of the information that forms the basis for this news release.

On behalf of Continent Resources Inc.,

"Michael R. Pawlowski"
Michael R. Pawlowski
President and Director
Continent Resources Inc.

FOR MORE INFORMATION, PLEASE CONTACT:
Continent Resources Inc. Herrick Lau, CFO hlau@continentresources.com
604-688-9588
www.continentresources.com

FORWARD LOOKING STATEMENTS: This document includes forward-looking statements as well as historical information. Forward-looking statements include, but are not limited to, the continued advancement of the company's general business development, research development and the company's development of mineral exploration projects. When used in this document, the words "anticipate", "believe", "estimate", "expect", "intent", "may", "project", "plan", "should" and similar expressions may identify forward-looking statements. Although Continent Resources Inc. believes that their expectations reflected in these forward looking statements are reasonable, such statements involve risks and uncertainties and no assurance can be given that actual results will be consistent with these forward-looking statement. Important factors that could cause actual results to differ from these forward-looking statements include the potential that fluctuations in the marketplace for the sale of minerals, the inability to implement corporate strategies, the ability to obtain financing and other risks disclosed in our filings made with Canadian Securities Regulators.

The CNSX does not accept responsibility for the adequacy or accuracy of this release.

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