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In Twin Peaks, season 1, pilot episode. Leland Palmer is called away from a presentation to a phone call from his wife when they learn their daughter is dead.

Shortly before he is called away, a group of old people are given a presentation, the main speaker speaks English and a translator translates it to a German-ish language.

Twin Peaks, a fictional town, is located in the state of Washington, which is on the border with Canada. I am wondering what language they speak and why?

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The language is Norwegian. There's a group of Norwegian investors visiting the Great Northern; Leland Palmer and Ben Horne are trying to get them to invest in a development project in Twin Peaks, but the scandal of Laura's murder drives them off.

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