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First Star commences 2011 exploration program on its flagship gold and silver property, LMS, in Alaska

February 28, 2011

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VANCOUVER, Feb. 28 /PRNewswire/ – First Star Resources Inc. (TSXV: FS)  (“First Star”) is pleased to announce that it has commenced its 2011
exploration work program on its flagship property, LMS, in Alaska next
week. The LMS property is under Joint Venture with Corvus Gold Inc. (A
spin off from International Tower Hill). (TSX: KOR).

Over the next couple weeks, the company will have a field crew on the
LMS property for cutting and sampling drill core from above and below
the graphitic quartzite breccia that was not sampled by the previous
operators during the 2005 and 2006 drilling. As previously announced (http://www.firststarresources.com/pdf/November-10.pdf), significant gold and silver grades also occur above and below the
gold-bearing graphitic quartzite breccia which currently has an
inferred resource of 167,000 gold on it.  The company is also actively
planning its winter core drilling program at LMS which is scheduled to
start in mid-March.

All exploration work on the LMS property will be conducted by First
Star’s exploration contractor Pacific Rim Geological Consulting Inc. of
Fairbanks, Alaska, under the supervision of Dr. Karsten Eden, Vice
President Exploration of First Star Resources Inc. All sample shipments
will be sent to ALS Chemex in Fairbanks, Alaska, for preparation and
then on to ALS Chemex in Reno, Nevada, or Vancouver, B.C., for assay.
ALS Chemex’s quality system complies with the requirements for the
International Standards ISO 9001:2000 and ISO 17025:1999. First Star
will have its own quality control / quality assurance programs in
place.

The LMS claim block is located in the Goodpaster Mining District of
Alaska and consists of 92 State of Alaska mining claims covering 61
square kilometers. In September 2010, First Star drilled three NC core
holes totalling 3,618 feet (1,103 metres) within the Camp Zone area of
LMS. The goals of this drilling program were to: 1) expand the
stratiform gold-bearing graphitic quartzite breccia horizon; and 2)
confirm the extent of high-grade gold vein feeder zones in the lower
gneiss zone. All three holes were designed to test both targets. The
results of this drilling program were announced were announced on
November 10, 2010 (http://www.firststarresources.com/pdf/November-10.pdf).

About First Star Resources Inc.

First Star Resources is a junior exploration company focused on gold
exploration in the world famous Tintina Gold Belt in Alaska. The
Tintina Gold Belt hosts major gold deposits and several mines, such as;
Fort Knox Mine – 3.7 million oz. gold, the Donlin Creek deposit – 33.5
million oz. gold, the Livengood deposit- 8.1 million oz gold, White
Gold deposit- 1.4 million oz gold (Recently taken over by Kinross Gold
Corp), and the Pogo Mine 5.6 – million oz gold, which is adjacent to
one of First Stars Resources’ key targets for this year, the LMS and WP
property. The LMS and West Pogo properties have well defined Gold
Targets which First Star Resources will be addressing in 2011.

Visit the Company’s website, www.firststarresources.ca

ON BEHALF OF THE BOARD
John Campbell, President & CEO

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include, among others, risks related to actual results of current
exploration activities; changes in project parameters as plans continue
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