Sutter Gold Mining Inc. announces that, further to its news release dated July 3, 2013, it has reached an agreement with Leanne M. Baker to settle the severance owing to her with respect to her termination as Chief Executive Officer of the Company. As disclosed in the executive compensation section of the Company’s management information circulars dated May 2, 2012 and May 7, 2013, Ms. Baker is entitled to a one time severance payment in the amount of USD$500,000. The Company and Ms. Baker have agreed that the Severance will be payable in four installments: (i) USD$83,333 payable in cash immediately; (ii) USD$138,889 to be paid on each of January 15, 2014, January 15, 2015 and January 15, 2016, either in cash or in common shares of the Company. The determination of whether any of the future payments noted above will be made in cash or in shares will be at the sole discretion of the Company. The deemed price of the common shares that may be issued in connection with the above noted installments will be the average closing share price of the Company during the 10 trading days up to and including January 15 of each applicable year, but in any event, no more than 475,000 common shares will be issued (equating a deemed price of approximately $0.30 per share) in each of the three installments. The payment of the Severance is considered a related party transaction in accordance with the policies of the TSX Venture Exchange, however is exempt from the requirements for formal valuation or minority approval set out in sections 5.5(a) and (b) and 5.7(a) and (b), respectively, of MI 61-101 Protection of Minority Security Holders in Special Transactions. The payment of the Severance is subject to the approval of the TSX Venture Exchange.