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ELLEN M. BANNER / THE SEATTLE TIMES

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Ski industry revs up as snow falls

Department manager Joe Chalmers waits at Sturtevant's in Bellevue for Jake Hemingway, of Seattle, to try on ski boots. The economic downturn has skiers shopping for necessary gear but not always the extras, says store co-owner Tracy Gibbons.