(Press Release) – Linda and Steve Netschert have purchased book publisher Farcountry Press from newspaper chain Lee Enterprises.
Formed in 1980 and based in Helena, Montana, Farcountry Press publishes photography books, children's series, guidebooks, cookbooks, and regional history titles nationwide. Now the Publisher, Linda Netschert has worked for Farcountry since 1996 and served as Sales and Marketing Director since 2003.
"We have retained all of the staff, and we've created two new positions, which will be filled very soon," says Netschert. The staff currently produces about 15 books annually; the backlist has grown to more than 300 titles. Sweetgrass Books, the custom publishing division of Farcountry Press, was included in the purchase.
The company has moved to its new office and warehouse at 2750 Broadwater Avenue in Helena, Montana. Its PO Box, 800 number, fax number, and email addresses all stay the same; updated phone numbers can be found on the company's website, www.farcountrypress.com.
Netschert adds, "We are passionate about the craft of book publishing, and we're all just so excited about the business and our future."