By Friday the Regulatory Commission of Alaska will rule whether a private company or municipal utility will be granted permission  to create a natural gas distribution system beyond downtown. Folks are keeping an eye open to see whether the RCA has conditions for tracking and then forcing promises filled by the ‘winning party’. Thus far, Fairbanks Natural Gas and Golden Valley Electric have been two big known named firms connected with the trucking project. Gas to Fairbanks- It’s been a half century effort by various groups in the Interior.